Posted by **ARIRIRI** on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 1:23am.

Missy and Mussy are very messy sisters. Their dresser drawer consists of 43 white socks, 2 black socks, 23 blue socks and 8 red socks. What is the minimum number of socks they must remove from the drawer to be certain they have four socks of the same color?

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**Steve**, Monday, February 11, 2013 at 4:59am
They might draw out 3 white, 2 black, 3 blue, and 3 red. After that, the 12th sock must be the same color as one of the others.

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