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Shipping Routes

by Dan Meyer

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Act One

  • Dan Meyer

    Dan Meyer

    August 09, 2013

    Will they ever meet again? How long will that take?

  • 1.

    If you think they'll meet again, what's an amount of time you know is too high?

  • 2.

    If you think they'll meet again, what's an amount of time you know is too low?

Act Two

  • LinkShipping Route Simulator
  • Go to this link. Try different combinations of shipping times. Write down the time it takes the ships to meet back up. Do you notice any patterns?

Act Three

Sequel

  • 3.

    Could you create two boat times so that the boats would never return to shore at the same time? Prove it.

  • 4.

    What if you had three boats? Four?

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