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Title: Byzantine Basketball
Url: http://www.cut-the-knot.org/blue/Byzantine.shtml
Creator: Bogomolny, Alexander
Publisher: Cut the Knot
Description: A problem (with solution) sent by Prof. W. McWorter's: Byzantine Basketball is like regular basketball except that foul shots are worth a points instead of two points and field shots are worth b points instead of three points. Moreover, in Byzantine Basketball there are exactly 35 scores that never occur in a game, one of which is 58. What are a and b?
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Algebra
Mathematics -- Process skills
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Application problems for algebra
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1996
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Mathematics Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: Alexander Bogomolny
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Sports
Date Of Record Release: 2007-11-30 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-11 14:42:50 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Math Forum
Full Record Views: 77
Resource URL Clicks: 12
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