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The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

Rob Eastaway

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The Hidden Mathematics of Sport takes a novel and intriguing look at sport, by exploring the mathematics behind the action.

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The Hidden Mathematics of Sport takes a novel and intriguing look at sport, by exploring the mathematics behind the action. Discover the best tactics for taking a penalty, the pros and cons of being a consistent golfer, the surprising link between boxing and figure skating, the unusual location of England's earliest 'football' game (in a parish church), and the formula for always winning a game of tennis. Whatever your sporting interests, you will find plenty to absorb and amuse you in this entertaining and unique book – and maybe you will even find some new strategies for beating the odds.

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Imprint Portico
ISBN 9781907554223
Publication Date 2 Jun 2011
Format Hardback
Dimensions 198 x 129 mm (h x w)
Page Extent 208 pages
Illustrations Filled with charts, tables and graphs
View Inside Pages Not Yet Available
Author Rob Eastaway
About the Author

Rob Eastaway is the author of the following popular titles from Portico Books: Why Do Buses Come In Threes (9781861058621), How Long Is A Piece Of String? (9781861056252) and Mindbenders and Brainteasers (9781861055620).

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