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Conquering Perspective Over the Summer

Converging railroad tracks often are given as the example of how parallel lines seem to visually converge on the horizon.


Question: How would you redesign and build these same two railroad tracks so that when you stood at this same place and looked down them, you would see two tracks that seemed to be mathematically parallel? That is, the distance between the two tracks is visually constant into the horizon?

 


Hint: Be creative...do some drawing...re-examine your assumptions.

 


Solution Commentary: No need to provide a solution as a check, since you will know if you have succeeded at the task.