The Hidden Mathematics of Sport (Paperback)

by Rob Eastaway, John Haigh

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The Hidden Mathematics of Sport: The Olympic Edition takes a novel and intriguing look at sport, by exploring the mathematics behind the action. With all the Olympics material pulled into focus, readers can ready themselves for the beautiful mathematics of the greatest sporting event on the planet! 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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