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Author Wunderlich, Rick, author.

Title Working in sports / Richard Wunderlich.

Publication Info. St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, NY : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796 WUN    Available
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Math on the job
Wunderlich, Rick. Math on the job.
Contents Professional sports -- Career 1: professional baseball player -- Think like a baseball prospect -- Math toolbox: fractions to decimals -- Career pathways: professional baseball player -- Career 2: sports statistician -- Think like a sports statistician -- Math toolbox: graphing distance -- Career pathways: sports statistician -- Career 3: sports journalist - Think like a sports journalist -- Math toolbox: patterns -- Career pathways: sports journalist -- Leaning more & career 1 answers.
Audience Ages 8-11.
Grades 4 to 6.
Summary "This exciting book makes you a math problem solver by putting you into situations faced by people who work in sports and sports-related businesses. Math is an important part of many jobs involved in athletics. Three exciting stories lead to a problem you must solve using math. A toolbox section helps take you through similar examples and provides math exercises you can do that will help give you a better understanding of how to solve the problem in the story."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 30) and index.
Subject Sports -- Mathematics -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematics -- Juvenile literature.
Other Form: Online version: Wunderlich, Rick, author. Working in sports. St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2016] 9781427117434 (DLC) 2016004777
ISBN 9780778723622 (reinforced library binding ; alk. paper)
0778723623 (reinforced library binding ; alk. paper)

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