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Ballparking : : practical math for impractical sports questions / Aaron Santos.

Santos, Aaron (Author).

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Summary:

The author shows how to answer offbeat sports estimation problems using the Fermi method of approximation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library 510 Sa59 (Text) 37801000403889 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 11/26/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0762443456
  • ISBN: 9780762443451
  • Physical Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Running Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Tee ball estimations -- Scaling the rungs of little league -- Welcome to varsity -- That's how the ball bounces -- Congratulations! You've made it to the pros -- Hanging up your spikes.
Summary, etc.:
The author shows how to answer offbeat sports estimation problems using the Fermi method of approximation.
Subject: Fermi's paradox
Estimation theory
Sports > Mathematical models.
Mathematics

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