More March Mathness Problems

march mathnessHere are some fun math problems to share with students:

1. NBA games have 4 12-minute quarters.  College games have 2 20-minute halves.  Which games are longer, NBA or College, and by how much?

2.  The tournament started with 64 teams. Of those, 48 have been sent home. How many teams are left?

3. College players use a basketball that is 9.4 inches in diameter.  The hoop is 18 inches in diameter.  If a ball passes exactly through the center of the net, how much space will there be between the edge of the ball and the hoop?

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