External resources

The Royal Statistical Society has produced a set of KS3 and 4 teaching resources on 'Forecasting Human Sporting Achievement'.

Read more on this topic with the article 'How Fast Can We Go?' published on the Maths Careers website.

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View all the current 'Maths and Sport: Countdown to the Games' articles and activities.