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The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

Current price: $14.95
Publication Date: April 13th, 2021
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A unique and insightful mathematical approach to the most popular sports

A fascinating look at sport, exploring the mathematics behind the action. Includes the best tactics for taking a penalty, the surprising connection between American football and cricket, and the quirky history of the league tables. From boxing to figure-skating, there is plenty to absorb and amuse.

"This book is priceless, even indispensable."
--The Sunday Telegraph

About the Author

Rob Eastaway is one of the UK's most successful popular mathematics authors. He is the director of Maths Inspiration, regularly giving talks in schools. John Haigh graduated in mathematics from Oxford University. He lives in Brighton and teaches at Sussex University.