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Topic: Geometry and Basketball
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Geometry and Basketball
Posted: Dec 3, 1998 5:51 PM
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How do you lay out a basketball court?
Why isn't the three-point arc circular?
Haven't some leagues or college conferences had a trapezoidal key?
What's up with that?
What part of the tape marks the actual boundary of the court--is it
the outside edge, middle, or inside edge? Does it make a difference?
The rectangle marked on the backboard--why is it the size it is?

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