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Bisecting a Tennis Ball

After devoting a mere paragraph to the drama expected to unfold on the court at Wimbledon, Aussies Burkard Polster and Marty Ross dive into the good stuff: the mathematics of tennis balls.

Beginning with the seam that curves around the surface of the balls, they work their way up to statement of the tennis ball theorem.

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Id: 
1527
Start Date: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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