Math on the Court

Math in Sports
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Discover how math applies to the game of basketball, from the length of the court to the calculation of players' stats.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
BISACS JNF054000, JNF035000
Dewey 796.323
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 710
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156673
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources
  • Math on the Court
  • The Basics
  • The Court
  • Keeping Score
  • How They Score
  • The Players
  • Individual Statistics
  • No Average Player
  • Career Path
  • Greatest Game Ever
  • The Team
  • Zone Concepts
  • Long Seasons
  • Managing Time
  • Extra Shots
  • Go Figure
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: Tom Robinson


A noteworthy review of Math in Sports from Booklist on April 1, 2013

Basketball is more than putting the ball in the hoop, and much of it involves math, as this introduction points out. Coverage includes the dimensions of courts, points and percentages, graphs, time management, and more, with real game sample problems for readers to try or teachers to… View →