be remembered that concepts and formulas often do get modified to meet a given situation. EXAMPLE ... So, to measure the distance between two points, we measure the arc length along the great circle passing through the two points. ... To avoid confusion between the two formulae, we shall use the terms taxicab distance and Euclidean distance; the corresponding symbols will be dr and d, respectively.
|Title||:||Adventures in Problem Solving|
|Publisher||:||Universities Press - 2002-10-01|