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Rugby and Mathematics: A Surprising Link among Geometry, the Conics, and Calculus

Troy Jones, Steven Jackson 

November 2001, Volume 94, Issue 8, Page 649

Abstract:
An investigation using geometry, the conic sections, and calculus to find the ideal location from which to kick a conversion in rugby.

Keywords:
Article
Calculators
Algebra
Calculus and Higher Level Mathematics
Grades 9-12
Geometry & Measurement
Teacher
Modeling