Math

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 12-29-92 (13:46)             Number: 359
From: JOE PICHE                    Refer#: NONE
  To: SEAN PAGE                     Recvd: NO  
Subj: Math                           Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
The one I use is the Pythagorian (sp?) therom.

a + b = c

a = distance down or up to the target
b= the straight distance to the target (no up or down)
c= will equal the distance to the target.

..........A...... A --> Space ship 1
................. B --> Space ship 2
.................
.................
......B..........

Ship A is 2 sectors down from ship B, and 4 sectors away.

distance= 2 + 4
distance = 20
which is  (drum roll) 4.47

Hope this helps, Joe.

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