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ERIC Number: EJ474865
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
The Shape of a Baseball Field.
Eisner, Milton P.
Mathematics Teacher, v86 n5 p366-71 May 1993
Uses conic sections, trigonometric functions, and polar coordinates to solve the problem of determining the shape of a baseball outfield fence, given the distances along the foul lines and to straightaway center field. Graphing programs and calculators are utilized to plot different solutions. (MDH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Conics; Graphing (Mathematics); Polar Coordinates