Posted by **probability** on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 6:46am.

it is dark in room and i went to get two socks of he same colour from my drawer,which contains 26 red,24 blue and 34 brown socks.how many socks do i have to take from he drawer to get at least two socks of the each colour?

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**MathMate**, Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 9:17am
The worst case is if you took out 34 brown, then 1 red, and 1 blue.

After that, any colour goes!

Can you work that out?

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