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How many Socks does Rohan have to take to be sure he has at least two Socks of the same color ?

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Rohan's Sock Drawer boasts 18 Black Socks,10 Yellow, 8 Orange, 34 White and 2 Violet,not sorted by color.

The Light bulb has burned out.
Rohan cannot see what color the Socks are.

How many Socks does Rohan have to take to be sure he has at least two Socks of the same color ?

posted Dec 20, 2018 by Prithvi

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There are 5 different colors, if he takes 6 socks, at least 1 pair of the same color is guaranteed.

answer Dec 20, 2018 by Hanifa Mammadov



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