Basketball: The Math of the Game

Basketball: The Math of the Game

by Thomas K. Adamson
     
 

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How far is it from the three point line to the basket? What is the difference in diameter between a basketball and the rim? How do you calculate a basketball player's field goal percentage? With every bounce of the ball and swish of the net, math makes its way to the court!  See more details below

Overview

How far is it from the three point line to the basket? What is the difference in diameter between a basketball and the rim? How do you calculate a basketball player's field goal percentage? With every bounce of the ball and swish of the net, math makes its way to the court!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429673174
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Series:
Sports Math Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
264,435
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
IG910L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Thomas K. Adamson has written dozens of nonfiction books for kids on sports, space, math, and more. He lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with his wife and two sons. He likes reading and playing ball with his boys. He also likes to check scores and stats on his phone.

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