Optimal Volleyball Spikes and Blocks

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Given different volleyball blocks, where is the optimal place to hit the ball? This Demonstration shows three different blocks: standard, off-center and late. The Demonstration then gives the strategy for the best volleyball spike.

Contributed by: Luke Jung (March 2017)
Suggested by: Shinu Kang
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



This was a project for Advanced Topics in Mathematics II, fall 2016, Torrey Pines High School, San Diego, CA.

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