Football as a Game of Fractions

I couldn’t quite figure out how to fit it into the Playful Math Carnival, but this post made me laugh:

“In football, a tie counts as a half-win (and a half-loss). But half-wins are sometimes worth more than half a win, sometimes they’re worth less than half a win, and sometimes they’re worth exactly half a win. Let me ‘splain…”

—Patrick Vennebush
When a Half Is More Than a Half (and When It Ain’t)

CREDITS: Feature photo (top) by Dave Adamson via Unsplash.com.

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