Tag 1- Task

Lisa and Jenny play tag on a course 100 meters long. The chaser starts running at the beginning of the course, while Jenny starts some distance ahead. Liza wins if she manages to catch up before Jenny reaches the end of the course. Use the simulation of a 100-meter race between the two friends (click run to start).  Use translations of the graph to change the functions describing the race and generate descriptions of tag games. What running style has Lisa? Jenny? Examine the following situations using the tool:
  • Lisa chases Jenny. Investigate various distances at which Jenny starts, and describe under what conditions will Lisa win.
  • Jenny pursues Lisa.