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Volleyball Tournament

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Puzzle ID:#12644
Fun:*** (2.33)
Difficulty:*** (2.11)
Category:Math
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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Answer

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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