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Galileo, Gauss, and the Green Monster

Dan Kalman and Daniel J. Teague 

April 2013, Volume 106, Issue 8, Page 580

Abstract:
Using ideas of Galileo and Gauss but avoiding calculus, students create a model that predicts whether a fly ball will clear the famous left-field wall at Fenway Park.

Keywords:
Article
Calculus and Higher Level Mathematics
Grades 9-12
Connections / Applications
Teacher
Trigonometry
Modeling
Sequences / Series
Representation