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A basketball tournament starts with 64 teams. After one loss the team is out. How many games will the winning team play in the tournament?

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    With 64 teams:
    Round 1: 32 games
    Round 2: 16 games
    Round 3: 8 games
    Round 4: 4 games
    Round 5: 2 games
    Round 6: 1 game

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