# Bowling Handicap Calculator

## Bowling Handicap Calculator

Calculate your bowling handicap based on average score, basis score, and percentage factor.

How do you calculate your bowling handicap? Enter your average score, basis score, and percentage factor into the Bowling Handicap Calculator to find out.

### What is a Bowling Handicap?

A bowling handicap is a numerical advantage given to a bowler to level the playing field. It allows bowlers of different skill levels to compete against each other more fairly.

**Formula:**

$\text{Handicap} = (\text{Base Score} – \text{Bowler’s Average Score}) \times \text{Handicap Percentage}$

**Variables:**

Variable | Description |
---|---|

Base Score | A predefined score used as a standard |

Bowler’s Average Score | The average score of the bowler |

Handicap Percentage | The percentage used to calculate handicap |

### Bowling Handicap Chart

A bowling handicap chart can help you understand how different scores and percentages affect your handicap. Here’s an example chart:

Bowler’s Average Score | Basis Score | Handicap Percentage | Handicap |
---|---|---|---|

150 | 200 | 90% | 45 |

170 | 200 | 90% | 27 |

190 | 200 | 90% | 9 |

150 | 220 | 80% | 56 |

170 | 220 | 80% | 40 |

190 | 220 | 80% | 24 |

### How to Use?

To use the calculator:

- Enter your average score into the “Average Score” field.
- Enter the basis score into the “Basis Score” field.
- Enter the percentage factor into the “Percentage Factor” field.
- Click “Calculate” to see your bowling handicap.

**Example:**

If your average score is 160, the basis score is 200, and the percentage factor is 90%, enter “160” into the “Average Score” field, “200” into the “Basis Score” field, and “90” into the “Percentage Factor” field.

Click “Calculate” to find out your handicap.

## How to Calculate Bowling Handicap

The formula to calculate your bowling handicap is:

$\text{Handicap} = (\text{Base Score} – \text{Bowler’s Average Score}) \times \text{Handicap Percentage}$

### Calculation Example 1

Foe example the handicap for a bowler with an average score of 150, a basis score of 200, and a handicap percentage of 90%.

**1:**Identify the average score: 150.**2:**Identify the basis score: 200.**3:**Identify the percentage factor: 90%.**4:**Use the formula: Handicap = (Base Score – Bowler’s Average Score) × Handicap Percentage.**5:**Substitute the values: Handicap = (200 – 150) × 0.90.**6:**Simplify: Handicap = 50 × 0.90 = 45.

So, the handicap for this bowler is 45.

### Calculation Example 2

Let’s calculate the handicap for a bowler with an average score of 180, a basis score of 220, and a handicap percentage of 80%.

**1:**Identify the average score: 180.**2:**Identify the basis score: 220.**3:**Identify the percentage factor: 80%.**4:**Use the formula: Handicap = (Base Score – Bowler’s Average Score) × Handicap Percentage.**5:**Substitute the values: Handicap = (220 – 180) × 0.80.**6:**Simplify: Handicap = 40 × 0.80 = 32.

So, the handicap for this bowler is 32.

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