# How many socks are required to make one pair of socks?

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Atul have 100 pairs of pink socks, 88 pairs of red socks and 77 pairs of orange socks. Everything is mixed in a draw. As there is no light he were not able to identify the color of the socks.

How many of the socks did he want to take to match one pair of socks?

posted Jan 27, 2014 1 abuse reported

4 socks

Although there are many socks in the draw, there are only three colors. So, four socks are enough to match one pair.

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It was around 4 in the morning,
and I'm all dressed up,
when the electricity was cut off.
Too bad, I haven't put on my socks yet.

I have 2343 pairs of gray socks,
3212 pairs of pink socks and
6525 pairs of blue socks.
Everything is mixed in my drawer.(I'm a bit of irresponsible, sorry about that.)
As there was not light,
I was not able to identify the color of the socks.
How many of the socks did I need to take to match one pair ?

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