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When most people first think of the term mathematics or the word “Algebra,” they don’t get too excited. Most people tend to say “I hate math!” or the big one, “When are we ever going to use it in our lives.” The fact is that algebra will be used in our lives whether we know it or not. For instance, if we were to attend a football game all it is, is one big math problem. In football mathematics can be used in a variety of different ways. It can be used in the game itself, the business portion (ticket sales), or the building of the stadium. Without math the world would not be the same as we know it to be today. One way that we can apply math or algebra to the game of football is tryin Continue...

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So whether it is football or just a problem in a book math will always be used. Without the use of algebra a football team owner couldn't accurately calculate incoming revenues. g to find out the revenue collected by ticket sales. Most likely he would be losing more money then he would be making. These can be major factors in a very close game to plan out a good strategy. If an engineer just threw a football stadium together, chances are is that it won't be safe for not only fans but the players as well. This game is basically about skill and strategy and math can be a tool that can lead to success in both areas. There is billions of dollars invested in the sport and the money needs to be keeping track of. More importantly is the safety of the people. To build a good stadium for fans to be entertained you must have perfect calculations. This is good for player stats as well as game stats. One thing that people do love is money and the more of it you make the more work you have to do. The more major part in football that can use math is the building of the stadium. Another way that algebra could be used in the game of football is trying to find the total gain or loss of yards made by the players.


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