Advertisement

Geometry pp 110-122 | Cite as

The Distance Formula

  • Serge Lang
  • Gene Murrow
Chapter

Abstract

We shall apply the Pythagoras theorem to give us a formula for the distance between two points in terms of their coordinates. We are given a coordinate system, which we draw horizontally and vertically for convenience.

Keywords

Line Segment Arbitrary Point High Dimensional Space Vertical Side Graph Paper 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Serge Lang
    • 1
  • Gene Murrow
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.OssiningUSA

Personalised recommendations