Distance Formula

• Apr 8th 2009, 02:48 PM
Tally
Distance Formula
I could with time work this one out but I am short of time so I thought I would ask you guys for help.

the question is: Provide at least three examples of how the distance formula can be used in real-life situations.

Thanks for your help. (Clapping)
• Apr 8th 2009, 02:53 PM
Mush
Quote:

Originally Posted by Tally
I could with time work this one out but I am short of time so I thought I would ask you guys for help.

the question is: Provide at least three examples of how the distance formula can be used in real-life situations.

Thanks for your help. (Clapping)

To work out the best way for an airliner to fly to its destination?

To allow town planners to work out the best way to arrange the streets in their town?
• Apr 8th 2010, 11:37 AM
mathemagister
Quote:

Originally Posted by Tally
I could with time work this one out but I am short of time so I thought I would ask you guys for help.

the question is: Provide at least three examples of how the distance formula can be used in real-life situations.

Thanks for your help. (Clapping)

And for the third one, your brain uses it with your eyes to judge distances!

EDIT: Oops, I saw the April 8th at the top of the post and thought that was today, not last year. (Rofl)