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Taxicab Geometry: An Adventure in Non-Euclidean Geometry (Dover Books on Mathematics)

 
 
 
 
Taxicab Geometry: An Adventure in Non-Euclidean Geometry (Dover Books on Mathematics)
Author: Eugene F. Krause
ISBN 13: 9780486252025
ISBN 10: 486252027
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 1987-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
List Price: $6.95
 
 

Fascinating, accessible introduction to unusual mathematical system in which distance is not measured by straight lines. Illustrated topics include applications to urban geography and comparisons to Euclidean geometry. Selected answers to problems.