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It's a Numbers Game! Soccer : The Math Behind the Perfect Goal, the Game-Winning Save, and So Much More!
by James Buckley Jr




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Whether you call it soccer or football, the beautiful game wouldn't be the popular game it is without numbers. From the clock counting up the seconds to positioning your feet at the right angle for the perfect dribble, this book reveals the ways digits and math are part of the game. Read about soccer greats from all over the world racking up points, championships, and even Olympic medals. Learn how goalies use geometry to guard the net and check out cool graphics that show the probability that a goalie will be able to stop a penalty kick. Soccer fans everywhere will get a kick out of this number-focused look at the game, jam-packed with sports trivia, awesome photos, and fun activities at the end of every chapter.

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Overview

Whether you call it soccer or football, the beautiful game wouldn't be the popular game it is without numbers. From the clock counting up the seconds to positioning your feet at the right angle for the perfect dribble, this book reveals the ways digits and math are part of the game. Read about soccer greats from all over the world racking up points, championships, and even Olympic medals. Learn how goalies use geometry to guard the net and check out cool graphics that show the probability that a goalie will be able to stop a penalty kick. Soccer fans everywhere will get a kick out of this number-focused look at the game, jam-packed with sports trivia, awesome photos, and fun activities at the end of every chapter.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781426339233
  • ISBN-10: 1426339232
  • Publisher: National Geographic Kids
  • Publish Date: December 2020
  • Page Count: 128
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.7 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 pounds


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