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Equidistance Postulate

Parallel lines are everywhere equidistant. This Postulate is equivalent to the Parallel Axiom.


Dunham, W. ``Hippocrates' Quadrature of the Lune.'' Ch. 1 in Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics. New York: Wiley, p. 54, 1990.

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