10 edition of **Taxicab Geometry** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1987**
by Dover Publications in New York
.

Written in English

- Geometry, Non-Euclidean -- Juvenile literature.,
- Geometry, Non-Euclidean.

Develops a simple non-Euclidean geometry and explores some of its practical applications through graphs, research problems, and exercises. Includes selected answers.

**Edition Notes**

Includes index.

Statement | Eugene F. Krause. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA685 .K7 1987 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | viii, 88 p. : |

Number of Pages | 88 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2720091M |

ISBN 10 | 0486252027 |

LC Control Number | 86013480 |

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This book covers the basics of "taxicab" geometry as a simple non-euclidean geometry well, but misses entirely the actual applications in electronics, path following, etc. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

Smith. out of 5 stars A classic enrichment by: This entertaining, stimulating textbook offers anyone familiar with Euclidean geometry undergraduate math students, advanced high school students, and puzzle fans of any age an opportunity to explore taxicab geometry, a simple, non-Euclidean system that helps put Euclidean geometry in sharper perspective/5.

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Segment. Circle. Perpendicular bisector (?). Tools to use to solve problems. Additional Explorations File Size: 6MB. This book is design to introduce Taxicab geometry to a high school book has a series of 8 mini lessons.

Lesson 1 - introducing the concept of Taxicab geometry Taxicab Geometry book students Lesson 2 - Euclidian geometry Lesson 3 - Taxicab vs. Euclidian geometry Lesson 4 - Taxicab distance Lesson 5 - Introducing Taxicab circles Lesson 6 - Is there Taxicab Geometry book Taxicab Pi.

Taxicab Geometry: An Adventure in Non-Euclidean Geometry (Dover Books on Mathematics) by Krause, Eugene F. and a great selection of related books, art. As Professor Krause points out, "While Euclidean geometry appears to be a good model of the 'natural' world, taxicab geometry is a better model of the artificial urban world that man has built."As a result, the book is replete with practical applications of this non-Euclidean system to urban geometry and urban planning — from deciding the Author: Eugene F.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. This book is a text for junior, senior, or first-year graduate courses traditionally titled Foundations of Geometry and/or Non Euclidean Geometry. The first 29 chapters are for a semester or year course on the foundations of geometry.

The remaining chap ters may then be used for either a regular course or independent study courses. Another possibility, which is also especially. As Professor Krause points out, "While Euclidean geometry appears to be a good model of the 'natural' world, taxicab geometry is a better model of the artificial urban world that man has built." As a result, the book is replete with practical applications of this non-Euclidean system to urban geometry and urban planning.

from deciding the 5/5(1). A few weeks ago, I led a workshop on taxicab geometry at the San Jose and Palo Alto Math Teacher Circles.

Taxicab geometry is based on redefining distance between two points, with the assumption you can only move horizontally and vertically. So the taxicab distance from the origin to (2, 3) is 5, as you. Taxicab Geometry by Eugene F. Krause,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(45).

In taxicab geometry, the shortest distance between two points is not a straight line. Distance is not measured as the crow flies, but as a taxicab travels the "grid" of the city street, from block to block, vertically and horizontally, until the destination is reached. As a result, the book is replete with practical applications of this non.

In taxicab geometry, the shortest distance between two points is not a straight line. Distance is not measured as the crow flies, but as a taxicab travels the "grid" of the city street, from block to block, vertically and horizontally, until the destination is : Dover Publications.

There are also the names City-Block- Manhattan- oder Minkowski-Geometrie beside Taxicab Geometry. Hermann Minkowski ( to ) had the idea to this kind of geometry. The example of this web page is a chapter in Martin Gardner's book (1). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dover Books on Mathematics: Taxicab Geometry: An Adventure in Non-Euclidean Geometry by Eugene F.

Krause (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The definition of a circle in Taxicab geometry is that all points (hotels) in the set are the same distance from the center.

Just like a Euclidean circle, but with a finite number of points. circle = { X: D t (X, P) = k } k is the radius, P is the center. For set of n marketing guys, what is the radius. Get this from a library.

Taxicab geometry. [Eugene F Krause] -- Develops a simple non-Euclidean geometry and explores some of its practical applications through graphs, research problems, and exercises. Includes selected answers. Geometry Labs ix Introduction About This Book This book is a collection of activities in secondary-school of the activities are hands-on and involve concrete of them have enough depth to provide excellent opportunities for discussion and reflection about subtle and important others of my books,this.

The circles in Euclidean geometry show that pi equalsbut other geometries have different looking circles, so pi might be different.

An example of a geometry with a different pi is Taxicab Geometry. Taxicab geometry is a geometry with a grid, so think of drawing all your shapes and lines on graph paper (2). Taxicab Geometry: an adventure in non-Euclidean geometry Item Preview Develops a simple non-Euclidean geometry and explores some of its practical applications through graphs, research problems, and exercises.

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Accompanying the exhibit was a booklet, entitled. You Will Like Geometry, in which the term "taxicab" geometry was first used (Golland, ). Taxicab geometry is a non-Euclidean geometry that is accessible in a concrete form and isCited by: 8.