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Homework Help: math

Posted by Kat on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 2:49am.

You have a bag of lots of red and white marbles. In the worst case, how many would you have to pull out to get two marbles of the same color? Four? Generalize by finding a formula for predicting the maximum number of marbles that you would have to pull out to get the same color of any amount you desire.

What if there were three colors of marbles in the bag, how many would you have to pull out to get two marbles of the same color? Three? Four? Generalize by finding a formula for predicting the number of marbles you would have to pull out to get the same color of any amount you desire.

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