Football: The Math of the Game

Football: The Math of the Game

by Shane Frederick


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How much area is there in an entire football field? How do you determine a quarterback's rating? What is the longest field goal kicked in NFL history? Head to the gridiron to learn about the math of football!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429673198
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: Sports Math Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: IG960L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Shane Frederick has been writing about sports since he worked for his high school newspaper in Wisconsin. He currently covers college hockey and other sports for "The Free Press" newspaper in Mankato, Minnesota, and has won awards for his stories from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. He is also the author of several sports books, including "The Best of Everything Football Book" and "The Ultimate Guide to Pro Football Teams". A graduate of the University of St. Thomas, Shane lives in Mankato with his wife, Sara, their three children, Ben, Jack, and Lucy, and their dog, Molly.

Table of Contents

Football and math — The basics — Offense — Defense and special teams — Applying the math.

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