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The Odds of the Perfect Bracket in Parenting
Recently, Warren Buffett made an unfathomable offer. As CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, he and his company offered a $1,000,000,000 reward to the person who could create the perfect bracket for this year’s March Madness basketball tournament. The likelihood of successfully guessing the winners of each of the 63 games is astronomically low: approximately a […]
March Madness: a mathematician's tips for the perfect bracket
The odds of picking a perfect bracket for the NCAA men's basketball March Madness championship tournament are a staggering less than one in quintillion (that's according to Jeff Bergen, mathematics professor at DePaul University.