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The gym is sponsoring a basketball elimination tournament with 16 teams entered. Winner play winners until only one team is left. What is the total number of games that must be played?

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    First round: 16 teams --> 8 games
    Second round: 8 winners --> 4 games
    third round : 4 winners --> 2 games
    Championship : 1 game

    What is 1+2+4+8 ?

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