ERIC Number: EJ516956
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
The Football Coach's Dilemma: "Should We Go for 1 or 2 Points First?"
Schielack, Vincent P., Jr.
Mathematics Teacher, v88 n9 p731-33 Dec 1995
Applies elementary concepts of probability to a hotly debated question in football. Shows that the probability of winning is the same either way but the probability of losing is greater under the one-first strategy. (MKR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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