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The goal of this project is to calculate the distance traveled during a bike ride around the University of South Florida using information gathered by a GPS (Global Positioning System) application on a smartphone. We calculate the route distance in two ways: from latitudes and longitudes using the haversine formula and 2) from velocities and times using the trapezoidal rule. These computed distances were compared to the distance given by the smartphone application.

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Arcadii Grinshpan, Mathematics and Statistics

Scott Campbell, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

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Scott Campbell