Posts Tagged ‘trigonometry’


Wow.  It’s kind of unsettling how quickly two weeks can pass in between posts.  I don’t know how Dr. Allain finds the time to be so consistent posting to his blog. One of the television programs that gets watched on in my house is Minute to Win It.  You know, the 6 minute show they […]

Optimum College Field Goal Distance

Dr. Allain wrote up a great post on this subject, so I’ll reduce the scope of what I was going to say, and let you read his analysis for the rest of the story.  He used dot products for a much more elegant analysis than my trig-based approach. I’ll focus on a more specific question […]