Posted by herkell on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 2:51pm.
grace has 16 jellybeans in a bag. she has 8 red ones, 4 green ones and 4 blue ones. what is the minimum number of jellybeans she must take out of her bag to ensure she has one of each color?

math  Damon, Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 3:06pm
worst case:
pull out 8 reds in a rwo, total 8
pull out 4 blues, total 9
pull out 1 green, total 10
the greens and blues can be reversed, same answer

math  Anonymous, Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9:12am
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