Re: calculating the azimuth between two lat/lon's

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• Subject: [mg35007] Re: calculating the azimuth between two lat/lon's
• From: Peter <peter1963 at totalise.co.uk>
• Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 05:52:42 -0400 (EDT)
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• Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

```Benjamin Tubb wrote:
> There appears to be a syntax error in your code here for the Mod[] function,
> in which you include three arguments when it only allows one. Please
> clarify.
>
> CC=Mod[p[B]-p[A],2Pi,-Pi];
>
> "DrBob" <majort at cox-internet.com> wrote in message
> news:<aec3co\$4nl\$1 at smc.vnet.net>...
>
>
>>\[IndentingNewLine]CC =
>
>
>>Mod[p[B] - p[A], 2 Pi, \(-Pi\)];
>
>
> Benjamin Tubb
>
> brtubb at writeme.com
>
>
>
>
Benjamin,

See the help browser:

Mod[m, n, d] gives a result x such that d <= x <= d+n and x mod n == m mod n

So in this case the result lies in [-Pi,Pi]

Peter

```

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