Introduction to Limits: Zeno's Paradox and Basketball Courts
- Luke Underwood
Imagine you are standing at the beginning of a basketball court. Your friend is at the end of the court. He tells you to walk halfway to where he is (the end). Each time you stop, your friend begs you to come halfway. Will you ever reach your friend? Zoom in (Hold shift and move the mouse wheel forward) to the end of the court as you approach it. What do you notice?
Will you ever reach the end of the court?