Hidden Mathematics of Sport

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How to beat the odds, how to always win at tennis, and how to take a penalty and score every time—all using the power of mathematics.

The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

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From an author committed to the popularization of math, this novel and intriguing look at sports explores the mathematics behind the action. It explains the best tactics for taking a penalty, the pros and cons of being a consistent golfer, the surprising link between boxing and figure skating, and the formula for always winning a game of tennis. Whichever sport readers love, they will find plenty to absorb and amuse in this insightful and unique book—and maybe even find some new strategies for beating the odds.

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Author Rob Eastaway / John Haigh
Publisher Anova Books
Page Count 200pp
Publication Size 5 x 8
Publication Notes hardcover, b/w
Publication Date August 1, 2011
ISBN 978-1907554223

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