2015 World Cup Cricket

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The Cricket World Cup is being played now in Australia and New Zealand.  This is a complex game that seems to be played with enthusiasm and humor.  In this activity students learn about the game; watch a couple of videos on how it is played; calculate the number of matches that must be played; try to reason how to count the matches in a more abstract manner; and decide whether the unusual organization of the matches seems fair.  Tons of good math while learning more about this worldwide game!  

The activity: CricketWorldCup.pdf

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.

CricketWorldCup.docx    CricketWorldCup-solution.pdf

CCSS: 6.SP, 7.SP.A, 7.SP.C, HSS.CP.B

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