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 The sweep angle of a video camera 2015-11-25 From Franc:a television camera is 30ft from the sideline of a basketball court 94 ft long. The camera is located 7 ft from the mid court. through what angle must it sweep in order to cover all action on the court?Answered by Penny Nom. An 8 Team Basketball League Schedule 2015-10-28 From Janice:We have an eight team league that play at four time slots each week. It's a seven week season. How do we schedule so that each teams plays each other at least once?Answered by Victoria West. Schedule for a 4 team basketball league 2013-12-08 From Sommer:I need a schedule for my kids basketball league. There are 4 teams. We will play every Saturday for 4 weeks with 4 games per Saturday. Week 5 will be the playoffs where 1st will play 4th and 2nd will play 3rd. Week 6 will be winners of week 5. Please help!!Answered by Victoria West. A television camera at a basketball court 2010-12-06 From ryan:Can you just please give me an idea on how the diagram would look like. I'm really confused. A television camera is 30 ft. from the sideline of a basketball court 94 ft long. The camera is located 7 ft from the midcourt. Through what angle must it sweep in order to cover all action on the court?Answered by Penny Nom. As many player combinations as possible 2007-01-18 From Ken:I coach a 5th grade basketball team with 12 players. I'd like to come up with a way to get as many player combinations as possible with two teams of 6 so that the makeup of the teams is different each time. An example would be: Players 1-6 on one team and players 7-12 on the other. Then I could have 1,3,5,7,9,11 on one team and the evens on the other. Then 1,2,6,7,9,10 on one team and the rest on the other. Can you help set something like this up?Answered by Chris Fisher. Baseball, basketball and football 2002-10-08 From Debbie:The school newspaper is interviewing 6th grade students to see what sports they follow regularly on TV. Of the 70 students interviewed; 40 enjoyed basketball; 40 enjoyed baseball; 40 enjoyed football; 20 enjoyed basketball and football; 22 enjoyed baseball and basketball; 27 enjoyed football and baseball; and 12 enjoyed all three sports. How many students out of the 70 interviewed didn't follow any one of the three sports?Answered by Leeanne Boehm, Penny Nom and Walter Whiteley. The best of 7 2001-09-08 From Michelle:Professional basketball, hockey, and baseball championships are decided on the best 4 out of 7 games. The first team to win four games wins the championship. In how many possible ways could the team win the championship series after winning the first game? ``` Example: Game 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Result W L L W W W ```Answered by Leeanne Boehm.