### 10.2 The Olympics

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• Math Help

Before calculating the distance points in the solution to Example 6, note that

• 60 points are awarded for reaching the K-point.
• 1.8 points are awarded for each meter beyond the K-point (or deducted when the jump is short of the K-point).

The distance of the jump is 125 meters. Because the K-point is at 120 meters, the distance points are calculated as shown.

According to the International Ski Federation, here are some rules governing the panel of judges for a ski jumping competition.

• Judges are expected to prepare for competitions with on-hill practice during the skiing season.
• Judges shall evaluate each jumper objectively and in an unprejudiced manner.
• Judges shall be familiar with all aspects of the jumping hill.
• Consumer Suggestion

If you're interested in learning more about ski jumping check out Ski Jumping USA, which features information about upcoming tournaments, a list of regional ski jumping clubs, and videos of past tournaments.

• Checkpoint Solution

Enter the data into a spreadsheet and make a scatter plot.

From 1932 through 1992, the scores were mostly between 220 and 240. From 1994 onward, the scores were higher than 270.

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