Mathematics in Sport

Although not always realized, mathematics plays a very important role in sports. Whether discussing a players statistics, a coaches formula for drafting certain players, or even a judges score for a particular athlete, mathematics are involved. Even concepts such as the likelihood of a particular athlete or team winning, a mere case of probability, and maintain equipment are mathematical in nature. Let’s begin by looking at the throwing of a basketball. Now, we can use the equation to help figure out the velocity at which a basketball player must throw the ball in order for it to land perfectly in … Continue reading Mathematics in Sport