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|Among the most famous of Zeno's "paradoxes" involves Achilles and the tortoise, who are going to run a race. Achilles, being confident of victory, gives the tortoise a head start. Zeno supposedly proves that Achilles can never overtake the tortoise. A discussion of the inconsistency in Zeno's argument.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||Infinity, Logic/Foundations|
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