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Tree Diagram for the Knicks and Lakers Basketball Game

The Knicks won the first game against the Lakers in a basketball playoff. If the first team to win four games is the winner, construct a tree diagram for this playoff.

Hint: Some of the branches in the tree diagram will end sooner than the other , as one of the teams would have one four games.

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See the Excel sheet for the tree diagram.

Game 1: Game 2: Game 3: Game 4: Game 5: Game 6: Game 7:

Knicks win Knicks win K K Knicks win in 4

L K Knicks win in ...