Let us say that a table tennis tournament was going on with knock out terms which means the one who loses the match is out of the tournament. 100 players took part in that tournament.

How many matches were played?

Answer :

There is no need to sum all the possible matches , As in knock out tournament one person emerge as a winner , So

Total number of matches played in 100 players  =  100 - 1  = 99                    ( Ans )

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