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eboccuzzi

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 Posted: 29 Jul 2008 07:19:25 pm    Post subject: I've had no luck trying to get help from the TI website. I'd like to program the TI-89 for the distance formula. I've made some attempts but without success. Your help would be appreciated. Regards, Ed
DarkerLine
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 Posted: 29 Jul 2008 09:59:45 pm    Post subject: Try this on: √((a-c)^2+(b-d)^2)→distance(a,b,c,d). There's optimizations and such to that (for example, one could use R▶Pr()), but that makes things harder to understand. Edit: changed variable names to not overlap with system variables. Boy, was that stupid of me.Last edited by Guest on 30 Jul 2010 05:15:54 am; edited 1 time in total
Loggik

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 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 10:55:39 am    Post subject: DarkerLine wrote: Try this on: √((a-c)^2+(b-d)^2)→distance(a,b,c,d). There's optimizations and such to that (for example, one could use R▶Pr()), but that makes things harder to understand. Edit: changed variable names to not overlap with system variables. Boy, was that stupid of me. One thing to note: you can also use "a1" and "a2", just like x1 and x2, so you don't have to use unnecessary variables and so it somewhat resembles the actual formula.
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