Publisher description for Taxicab Geometry : an adventure in non-Euclidean geometry / Eugene F. Krause.


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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.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geometry, Non-Euclidean -- Juvenile literature.
Geometry, Non-Euclidean.