A Beautiful Presentation of Tennis and Mathematics

Published by patrick honner on

tennisThis video is a superb lesson on the inherent mathematics of tennis from the New York Times:

In breaking down a single return selection–down the line or cross-court–you get the flavor of how geometry, physics, probability, and game-theory all factor in to this instantaneous decision.

These folks at the New York Times really do an excellent job producing these videos.

patrick honner

Math teacher in Brooklyn, New York


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: