Tag Archives: AFL Football Maths

Football Assignment

Image Source: http://resources3.news.com.au Troy West (“The Cat Man”) sure likes to spend a day at the footy! In this post we outline a maths assignment on Football called “A Day at the Footy”. The assignment was developed by Ms Shane, … Continue reading

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AFL Ground Sizes

Image Source: http://resources3.news.com.au The Melbourne Cricket Ground “MCG” is the undisputed home of AFL Football. At the end of season Grand Final it can accommodate up to 100,000 cheering fans. The MCG actually comes in at Number 10 on the … Continue reading

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AFL Football GPS

Image Source: http://tumblr.com GPS Technology and Computerised analysis of the collected data has found its way into many sports, especially Australian Rules Football. GPS units are sewn into players Football jumpers, and the players tracked during a game. All of … Continue reading

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AFL Statistics

Image Source: http://resources0.news.com.au AFL Football is a great competitive game played in Australia during the winter months. Statistics is the branch of mathematics involved with the practice and science of collecting and analyzing numerical data in large quantities. When applied … Continue reading

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