Maths in Sport - Non-Soccer Booklets
These four Eigen publications booklets provide a range of data handling activities based on four different sports. As well as the calculation of simple statistics the encourage the production of graphical representation of information to assist in the analysis and investigation of questions of interest to fans of the sports.
These four independent booklets focus on the use of data handling skills in the indicated sports.
• The decathlon uses the events’ data tables to produce graphs and then estimating the performances required to meet a specific target.
• Test match cricket involves the extraction of cricketing information from cricket scorecards.
• The marathon supports a lot of graph production and interpretation from the data tables provided.
• Open golf includes data handling calculations and investigations such as finding out which holes were easiest / hardest in terms of producing pars, birdies, bogies etc.
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