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Hyperbolic Functions and Proper Time in Relativity

by Howard Shaw (Western State College of Colorado)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 1995

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Trigonometry | Trigonometric Functions
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II | 3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV

Links hyperbolic functions to distance measurement in space-time

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One-Variable Calculus | Integration: Applications
Multivariable Calculus | Properties of Curves
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