March Madness Math

Today we start March Madness Math or “Bracketology”. It’s a fun and easy way to tie math into the real world for our kids. Plus it’s a great answer answer to the eternal question of “When am I ever gonna use this?”.

Here are some links to get you started, baby:

Printable men’s NCAA tournament bracket 2010

Printable women’s NCAA tournament bracket 2010

March Madness – Counting, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division

Why 64 (or 65) teams? What is the purpose of seeds? How is the bracket designed?

For Older Kids – Patterns of Elimination, Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages

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