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march madness is a tournament of the top 64 NVAA basketball teams. at the end of each round there are half as many teams as there were the previous round. there are 6 rounds total. at the end of the tournament, how many games have been played?

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  1. round1 32 games
    round2 16 games
    round3 8 games
    round 4 4 games
    round5 2 games
    round6 (championship game) 1
    so 1 + 2 + 4 + 8 + 16 + 32 = ....

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