Can you predict the Bears’ 2015 schedule and win big?

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This year, the Chicago Bears have created a schedule-predicting contest with the prize being two tickets to all 16 home and away games.

  • Plus air fare and lodging for the road games
  • Plus $500 per road game in walking-around money 8 road games equals $4,000.

How many possible schedules do you think there are?  What are some likely schedules? Brian and math ed leader/blogger/educator Denis Sheeran collaborated on this engaging activity.

The activity: BearsScheduleContest.pdf and BearsScheduleContest.docx

Useful information: Bears-Useful-Info.pdf & Past Schedule Info

For members we have solutions with teacher tips: BearsScheduleContestSolutions&Tips.pdf

CCSS: 7.SP.8, HSS.MD.A.3HSS.CP.B.9

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