February 10th, 2014, 11:29 PM  #1 
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If (line segments) in a metric geometry, prove that and How can I prove this? 
February 11th, 2014, 01:41 PM  #2  
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February 11th, 2014, 02:45 PM  #3 
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Well, the book didn't elaborate on that. I assume since it didn't elaborate then A=D and B=C is not applicable.

February 12th, 2014, 04:51 PM  #4 
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How is line segment defined in the book?

February 13th, 2014, 05:45 AM  #5  
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February 13th, 2014, 06:26 PM  #6 
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The definition I have, in the book, for line segment is: If A and B are distinct points in a metric geometry then the line segment from A to B is the set Where P is the set of points and ACB means that the point C is between A and B. 
February 15th, 2014, 01:19 AM  #7 
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Do you have any idea on how I can prove this?

February 15th, 2014, 01:44 AM  #8 
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What exactly does mean, i.e., what does "between A and B" mean?

February 16th, 2014, 03:46 PM  #9 
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C is between A and B if the distance 

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