Fog Creek Software
Discussion Board


there r 51 teams playing in a tournament, in which a team will play if it dont loses two matches, how many matches will a winner will play

subhash negi
Friday, September 17, 2004

Unless you specify there can't be any draws your question is unanswerable.

Stephen Jones
Sunday, September 19, 2004

there is no draw

subhash negi
Wednesday, September 22, 2004

be more clear as maximum matches or minimum matches
winner can loose one match but he can also go undefeated .....

Thursday, October 7, 2004

The fifty losing teams must lose 100 games.  However, since no other rules to the tourny are given, the winning team really only needs to play one game, after 99 games are played..  (I was going to say zero, but the 50th team needs to be eliminated by the winner, because the they could only eliminate the 49th team, then would have no other losers to play.  e.i. some one has to win the 2nd to last game in the tourny.)

Monday, November 15, 2004

*  Recent Topics

*  Fog Creek Home