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In March, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) holds a basketball tournament. Once a team loses one game, it's out of the tournament. The last unbeaten team is the winner. There were 64 teams in the 1999 men's tournament; in 1985, only 32 t
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Thinking about a problem from different perspectives and looking for a pattern are powerful problem-solving strategies. Such strategies are important tools for planning space missions, tournaments, and making business decisions.
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