Math in the News: Olympic Trials

The 2012 Summer Olympics will commence in London, England in a few short weeks. Athletes have been diligently preparing and training for the Olympic trials to determine who will compete in the upcoming events.

Over the past weekend, gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps succeeded in qualifying for eight events in the trials. He beat his competitor Ryan Lochte by only nine-hundredths of a second in the 200 freestyle trial, as is detailed on AOL Sporting News.

To learn more about analyzing winning times, visit Math & YOU: The Summer Olympics for more information.

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