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− | Since there are 6 players, a total of <math> | + | Since there are 6 players, a total of <math>\frac{6(6-1)}{2}=15</math> games are played. So far, <math>4+3+2+2+2=13</math> games finished (one person won from each game), so Monica needs to win <math>15-13 = \boxed{\textbf{(C)}\ 2}</math>. |
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Latest revision as of 04:05, 12 November 2016
Problem
A singles tournament had six players. Each player played every other player only once, with no ties. If Helen won 4 games, Ines won 3 games, Janet won 2 games, Kendra won 2 games and Lara won 2 games, how many games did Monica win?
Solution
Since there are 6 players, a total of games are played. So far, games finished (one person won from each game), so Monica needs to win .
See Also
2006 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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