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Winning the Fencing Tournament

- Has there ever been a time in your life when you accomplished something all by yourself and proved it to yourself that you could do it. I have, and I’ve never felt better. It was March 22, 2008 at Schoolcraft College for a fencing tournament. I was 14 and ready to fence. It was a cold, windy day with about four inches of snow on the ground. I entered the gymnasium with my fencing bag at hand. My heart was pounding. After an hour of the strenuous anticipation of waiting for the event to start, the fencing was about to start....   [tags: sports, fencing, ]

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Physics of Fencing

- Before I begin my discussion about how physics effects fencing and how fencers use physics for more effective fencing, I will briefly discuss the origins of the sport of fencing. The first two fencing manuals were created and published in 1471and 1474. These emerged from an attempt at developing a system to teach people how to weild a light sword more effectively inbattle and duels in Frankfurt, Germany. Over the years, two distinct styles emerge. They were French and Italian. The french style relied mostly on strategy while Itialian used mostly physical strenght(Roswell)....   [tags: sport physics fencing sword fighting]

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The Olympic Games: Olympic Level Fencing

- Olympic Level Fencing: Men’s Foil Individual Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning Fencing The Olympic Games bring together individuals that are exceptional and impeccably dominant within their particular concentration of training and athletics. Olympic Games have an array of events and/or sports that range from individual to team competitions, and are either sport related activities or are combat related, such as fencing. Fencing is the sport of sword fighting, which was first known to be organized in 14th century Germany with heavier and larger swords, but fencing has evolved into utilizing a lighter sword for fencers to move much quicker in combat, competition and now a rec...   [tags: sports, athletes, fencers, performance]

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The Fencing Problem

- The Fencing Problem Introduction I am going to investigate different a range of different sized shapes made out of exactly 1000 meters of fencing. I am investigating these to see which one has the biggest area so a Farmer can fence her plot of land. The farmer isnÂ’t concerned about the shape of the plot, but it must have a perimeter of 1000 meters, however she wishes to fence off the plot of land in the shape with the maximum area. Rectangles I am going to look at different size rectangles to find which one has the biggest area....   [tags: Papers]

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The Fencing Problem

- The Fencing Problem There is a need to make a fence that is 1000m long. The area inside the fence has to have the maximum area. I am investigating which shape would give this. Triangles: Scalene [IMAGE] The diagram above is not to scale. Instead of having the perimeter to 1000m, only in this diagram, I have made the perimeters of the shape to 10, only to make this part of the investigation easier to understand. We know that the base of all the shapes is 2. The lengths for the equilateral triangle are 4 on each side....   [tags: Papers]

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A Study of Modern and Classical Fencing

- A Study of Modern and Classical Fencing Fencing is a method of personal expression and release. It is ultimatly a way of life for some. Nevertheless, this noble lifestyle is dying out. There are those who would convince others that classical fencing is a way of the past. In its place they would promote a sport that uses the same equipment and yet, is so different, that one cannot think of it in the same light. The controversy between these two poses the question "is Olympic fencing better than classical?"; A question that will require some research....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Math Coursework - The Fencing Problem

- The Fencing Problem Introduction A farmer has exactly 1000 metres of fencing and wants to use it to fence a plot of level land. The farmer was not interested in any specific shape of fencing but demanded that the understated two criteria must be met: · The perimeter remains fixed at 1000 metres · It must fence the maximum area of land Different shapes of fence with the same perimeter can cover different areas. The difficulty is finding out which shape would cover the maximum area of land using the fencing with a fixed perimeter....   [tags: Math Coursework Mathematics]

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Math Coursework - The Fencing Problem

- The Fencing Problem A farmer has 1000m of fencing and wants to fence off a plot of level land. She is not concerned about the shape of plot, but it must have a perimeter of 1000m. So it could be: [IMAGE] Or anything else with a perimeter (or circumference) of 1000m. She wishes to fence of the plot of land with the polygon with the biggest area. To find this I will find whether irregular shapes are larger than regular ones or visa versa. To do this I will find the area of irregular triangles and a regular triangle, irregular quadrilaterals and a regular square, this will prove whether irregular polygons are larger that regular polygons....   [tags: Math Coursework Mathematics]

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The Fencing Problem - Math Coursework

- The Fencing Problem - Math The task -------- A farmer has exactly 1000m of fencing; with it she wishes to fence off a level area of land. She is not concerned about the shape of the plot but it must have perimeter of 1000m. What she does wish to do is to fence off the plot of land which contains the maximun area. Investigate the shape/s of the plot of land that have the maximum area. Solution -------- Firstly I will look at 3 common shapes. These will be: ------------------------------------------------------ [IMAGE] A regular triangle for this task will have the following area: 1/2 b x h 1000m / 3 - 333.33 333.33 / 2 = 166.66 333.33...   [tags: Math Coursework Mathematics]

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Math Coursework - The Fencing Problem

- The Fencing Problem Aim - to investigate which geometrical enclosed shape would give the largest area when given a set perimeter. In the following shapes I will use a perimeter of 1000m. I will start with the simplest polygon, a triangle. Since in a triangle there are 3 variables i.e. three sides which can be different. There is no way in linking all three together, by this I mean if one side is 200m then the other sides can be a range of things. I am going to fix a base and then draw numerous triangles off this base....   [tags: Math Coursework Mathematics]

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