Lessons for Teaching Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics Using Sports, Volume 2

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By Heather Ervin and Reza Noubary
©2019, 312 pages

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    This two-volume anthology uses engaging examples from the world of sports to introduce students to critical concepts in mathematics and statistics.

    Volume 2 contains key lessons in probability and odds, supplementary counting rules, discrete random variables, and continuous random variables as they pertain to football, hockey, NASCAR, bowling, and more. The text also includes lessons on sampling distribution, single sample inferences, and linear regression, offering data from golf, gymnastics, swimming, soccer, and more to fully illustrate and support the learned concepts.

    Each lesson includes Common Core Standards, a comprehensive teaching guide, printable practice problems, and solutions.

    Lessons for Teaching Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics Using Sports, Volume 2 is well-suited for undergraduate courses in mathematics, statistics, and education. The book may be used independently or as a companion text. It can also be used for middle school and high school statistics courses.

    Reza Noubary earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mathematics from Tehran University, Iran, a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in statistics from Manchester University, England. He is a professor of mathematics at Bloomsburg University. His research interests include time series analysis, geostatistics, reliability, risk analysis, and applications of mathematics in sports.
    Heather Ervin earned her B.S. in mathematics from Bloomsburg University, M.S. in statistics from Lehigh University, and Ph.D. in mathematics education from Pennsylvania State University. She is an assistant professor of mathematics at Bloomsburg University. Her research interests include preservice elementary and middle school teachers’ understanding and knowledge of fraction models, mathematics preparation of high school students for collegiate mathematics, and teaching statistics through sports.
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