## Math in Basketball: Introduction

Basketball player Elton Brand presents a challenge about the math behind free throw shots.

Basketball player Elton Brand presents a challenge about the math behind free throw shots.

The teams use different strategies to solve the free throw challenge from Elton Brand.

Jeremy Chernick from J&M Special Effects sets up a challenge about lighting for high-speed effects.

The teams take light readings and use their data to find the relationship between intensity and distance.

In *Get the Math 2.0*, two teams of teens take on algebra challenges around the math in restaurants, basketball, and special effects, presented by chef Sue Torres, NBA star Elton Brand, and designers from J&M Special Effects.

*Get the Math* features profiles of professionals working in fashion, videogame development, and music production who present math challenges related to their work to two teams of students.

This promo provides a quick glimpse of *Get the Math*, a multimedia project about algebra in the real world.