- Two objects will collide only if they meet at the same point at the same time.
- Two objects may travel the same path, but they may start at different points and travel at different rates.
I recently did a brief introduction to parametric functions as a way to model the motion of a object in time. I want to thank @bobloch for the idea to use Desmos to provide a dynamic visualization. I used his inspiration to create an activity that highlights two key points:
I started this blog to share my transformation from math nerd to math nerd who loves to share math with young people. I teach high school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Your comments are always welcome.