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Taxicab Distances Problem. Imagine that the grid lines on a
coordinate grid are streets and that the distance between two points
must be measured by the number of “blocks” a taxicab would have
to travel horizontally and vertically to get from one point to the
other. The sum of the horizontal and vertical distances is called the
taxicab distance. A cab driver estimates that traveling one block
during rush hour takes about 5 min. Use this information to
answer Exercises 51 and 52.

52. What general rule can you use to find the taxicab distance
between two points on a grid?

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  1. take 3,4 starting 2,3

    add 3+4 and subtract (2+3)

    is that the correct distance you traveled?

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