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Puzzle ID:#12644
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Difficulty:*** (2.11)
Submitted By:ejasami***
Corrected By:dalfamnest




During the recent volleyball tournament, 5 schools were competing. Each school played each other once (single round robin format), with 4 points for a win, 2 points for a draw, 0 points if they lost. Here are the final points after all of the matches:

UC Davis--12
Sonoma St--10
Sac St--8
Chico St--4

Cal Poly ==?==

How many points did Cal Poly end the season with?

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6 points; in a single round robin format five teams will play a total of 10 matches. With ten matches 40 points were possible. The other team points add up to 34; Cal Poly must have 6 points to take the total to 40

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May 29, 2003

Why did Chico St have to finish last?
Jun 07, 2003

how come US Davis finished first. I predict favortism!
Jun 20, 2003

A little easy but a good one!
Oct 02, 2012

If they play each other once, each team will play four games, not five (they can not play against themselves).
That's what 'Round Robin' means. Duh!

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