
Algebra PreAlgebra and Basic Algebra Math Forum 
 LinkBack  Thread Tools  Display Modes 
September 23rd, 2012, 08:19 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Sep 2012 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  A question about perspective
It is the question on page ten of this link http://www.educationaldesigner.org/ed/v ... 9_fig3.pdf In particular I would like help with the last part asking which mountain appears biggest to Simon, if you do know the answer could you please explain to me how you got the answer. Thank You 
September 23rd, 2012, 10:25 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 521 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: A question about perspective
That PDF file took a long time to load, so here is the image of the page: [attachment=0:3b1s29he]perspective.jpg[/attachment:3b1s29he] 1.) Mount Don is the farthest away since it is the tallest and appears to be the smallest. 2.) Mount Col is the closest since Axe must be behind Bob, and since Col is 1/2 the height of Bob but appears more than 1/2 the height of Bob, must be closer. 3.) Mount Bart looks taller since . 

Tags 
perspective, question 
Thread Tools  
Display Modes  

Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
Perspective field for Mathematician  Joey1987  New Users  2  July 30th, 2010 01:22 AM 
3D Perspective Projection  Tannz0rz  Computer Science  1  May 16th, 2010 10:48 PM 
Cubes perspective problem  ricardoainati  Algebra  6  May 14th, 2010 06:01 AM 
Perspective Triangles  dr_jekyll  Algebra  7  December 17th, 2009 12:43 PM 
Perspective Linear Interpolation  Nicolas  Calculus  0  January 7th, 2009 02:27 PM 