Mathletics (Paperback)
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Mathletics (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 20/06/2013
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* How can sprinter Usain Bolt break his world record without running any faster?

* Why do high-jumpers use the Fosbury Flop?

* What's the best strategy for taking penalties in football?

* What statistical advantage do left-handed boxers have over their right-handed opponents?

* And did you know that gymnasts can experience stronger g-forces than roller-coaster designers are allowed to create?

John D. Barrow shows how maths can give us surprising and enlivening insights into the world of sports - essential reading for competitors, armchair enthusiasts and maths-lovers alike.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099584230
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 298 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm

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