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Define and classify 'Fixtures'. Draw a League fixture for 16 teams.

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Fixtures: It is a competition held among various teams/players in a particular game/sport according to a fixed schedule where the winner is decided. Fixture must have a specific date/time and court number.

Classification of Fixture:

(a) Knockout 

(b) League 

(c) Combination 

(d) Challenge 

Example: League fixture for 16 teams. 

League: Cyclic method, step/stair/case method, Tabular method

The child can use any method of league system

Number of rounds = n - 1 = 16 - 1 = 15

Number of matches = n(n-1)/2 = 16(16-1)/2 = 120 matches

Step Method: League fixture with the help of step method. 

Winner is decided on the basis of point system.

Win- 2 points

Draw - 1 point

Lose - 0 point

Team with maximum points is declared as winner.

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