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ERIC Number: EJ670420
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
Rugby and Mathematics: A Surprising Link among Geometry, the Conics, and Calculus.
Jones, Troy; Jackson, Steven
Mathematics Teacher, v94 n8 p649-54 Nov 2001
Describes a rugby problem designed to help students understand the maximum-minimum situation. Presents a series of explorations that locate an optimal place for kicking the ball to maximize the angle at the goalposts. Uses interactive geometry software to construct a model of the situation. Includes a sample student activity. (KHR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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