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How many socks do you have to take out to be sure of having a pair that matches?

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It’s midnight and there is power failure. You have twenty two green socks and thirty five purple socks in your dresser drawer. How many socks do you have to take out to be sure of having a pair that matches.

posted Jul 19, 2017 by Sumana

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If the first two you have taken are different then the next one will match one of those two, so three is the answer

answer Jul 13, 2018 by Hanifa Mammadov

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