Posted by **Sharon** on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 5:36pm.

5 basketball teams are in a tournament and each team will play each other one time how many games will be played at the end?

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**Jen**, Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 5:45pm
5 teams: ABCDE

These teams will play each other:

AB AC AD AE

BC BD BE

CD CE

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**Jen**, Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 5:46pm
Sorry, I didn't finish and I accidentally hit enter.

AB AC AD AE

BC BD BE

CD CE

DE

(E has already played all of the teams.)

That's 10 games.

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**R K Sharma**, Friday, May 27, 2016 at 1:11pm
10

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:24pm
i don't know

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**Farayi Mzondiwa**, Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 4:08am
A team does not play against itself so the answer for 5 teams is:

4 + 3 +2 + 1 = 10games

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