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It’s a Numbers Game! Basketball: The Math behind the Perfect Bounce Pass, the Buzzer-Beating Bank Shot, and So Much More!



by
James Buckley, Jr. ,National Geographic Kids

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
National Geographic
Imprint
National Geographic
ISBN
9781426336904
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Numbers are everywhere in basketball—from the dimensions of the court to the points you can score to the digits on each player’s jersey. In this awesome new book, you’ll learn how these numbers make basketball the game we know and love today, and also get a few tips along the way on how to improve your game. Read about amazing statistics and learn how to track the stats of your favorite basketball stars. Discover how to improve your bounce pass and chest pass with geometry and physics. Colorful graphics explain the math behind the sport, and cool photos make you feel like you’re right on the court. Filled with sports trivia and fun activities at the end of every chapter, this book is sure to be a slam dunk with kids who can’t get enough of the game and want to learn more.Foreword by Kobe Bryant. Glossary. Index. Math teacher reference index. Full-color photographs, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, and charts.

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Details

Format

Print

Page Count

128

Trim Size

10 3/4" x 8 1/2"

Dewey

796.323

AR

0: points 0

Lexile

940L

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Apr 2020

Book Genres

Sports

Topics

Basketball. Mathematics. Study and teaching (elementary). Statistics. Physics. Numbers.

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