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It's a numbers game! : football : the math behind the perfect punt, the game-changing interception, and so much more!  Cover Image Book Book

It's a numbers game! : football : the math behind the perfect punt, the game-changing interception, and so much more! / Eric Zweig ; foreword by NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes.

Zweig, Eric, 1963- (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426372896
  • ISBN: 1426372892
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
At head of title: ESPN.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes indexes pages 126-127.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword -- Chapter one : Football through the years -- Chapter two : On the field -- Chapter three : The passing game -- Chapter four : The running game -- Chapter five : Defense and special teams -- Chapter six : It's super! -- Chapter seven : 10 crazynumbers.
Summary, etc.:
Do you know how to calculate a quarterback's completion percentage? What was the score of the highest scoring Super Bowl game? Become a football fanatic and learn all about the numbers and math behind this popular sport.With every throw, tackle, and kick, numbers are being calculated on the football field. Get ready to learn all the ways digits and math factor into the game, from the countless statistics used to measure an individual player's performance to the numbers used in defensive formations. Read about the greatest players from football history and get fascinating facts, like the price of a Super Bowl commercial. Discover which NFL team defenses have allowed the fewest points and check out cool graphics that show the angles in different pass patterns.Jam-packed with sports trivia, awesome photos, and fun activities at the end of every chapter, this number-focused look at the game is a definite touchdown. Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. National Geographic.
Grades 4-6. National Geographic.
Subject: Football > Juvenile literature.
Football > Statistical methods > Juvenile literature.
Football > Mathematical models > Juvenile literature.
Football > Statistical methods.
Football > Mathematical models.

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