# MATH combinatorics HELP!!!!!

posted by
**Bob K.** on
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Determine the least positive integer n for which the following condition holds: No matter how the elements of the set of the first n positive integers, i.e. {1,2,…n}, are colored in red or blue, there are (not necessarily distinct) integers x,y,z, and w in a set of the same color such that x+y+z=w.