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Posted by **Caleb** on Monday, April 28, 2008 at 7:01pm.

Jack has a mixed fruit pie.

There is a variety of fruits (17,3,28,4,89,67,2), how many times will Jack have to stick in his thumb before he is sure to pull out two pieces of the same kind of fruit?

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**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 10:53amThere are seven different kinds of fruits. To be

*sure*of picking the same kind a second time, Jack has to pick 7 + 1 times.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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