Algebra for Athletes

Algebra for Athletes
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Publisher : Nova Publishers
Total Pages : 344
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ISBN-10 : 160021925X
ISBN-13 : 9781600219252
Rating : 4/5 (252 Downloads)

Book Synopsis Algebra for Athletes by : Cameron Bauer

Download or read book Algebra for Athletes written by Cameron Bauer and published by Nova Publishers. This book was released on 2007 with total page 344 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Capitalises on the wealth of mathematical knowledge students already possess because of their familiarity with the scorekeeping and motion in sports. In this way, the book takes advanced concepts such as exponents, vector multiplication, and the unit circle to relate them to students everyday lives. While the book is meant to appeal to students who might not otherwise choose to study algebra, it employs highly challenging material, much of which is not taught until engineering school. Thus the book also provides a window to the professional world. Applications in accounting, aeronautical engineering, civil engineering and other fields are presented along with the sports examples.


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