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Analytic Geometry

Authored by: Andrei D. Polyanin , Alexander V. Manzhirov

Handbook of Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists

Print publication date:  November  2006
Online publication date:  November  2006

Print ISBN: 9781584885023
eBook ISBN: 9781420010510
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781420010510.ch4

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Abstract

A straight line on which a sense is chosen is called an axis. If an axis is given and a scale segment, i.e., a linear unit used to measure any segment of the axis, is indicated, then the segment length is defined (see Fig. 4.1).

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