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?

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**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

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