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Four blue socks, four white socks, and four gray socks are mixed in a drawer. You pull out two socks, one at a time, without looking. a. Draw a tree diagram along with the possible outcomes and the probabilities of each branch. b. What is the probability of getting a pair of ...
August 15, 2010 by kirk

geometry
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?
February 11, 2013 by ARIRIRI

geometry
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?
February 11, 2013 by ARIRIRI

MATH
missy and missy are 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?
February 13, 2013 by KUMAR

Meths
A drawer contains 22 black socks, 22 white socks, 22 blue socks, and 22 brown socks. If the light is off and Matt reaches into the drawer to get his socks, what is the minimum number of socks he must pull out in order to be sure that he has a matching pair?
January 19, 2014 by Jatin Ramani

math
Paul has 8 white socks, 4 blue socks,10 grey socks, and 12 black socks in his drawer. The socks are all jumbled up. What is the greatest number of socks that he would need to pull out to have a matching pair?
July 14, 2014 by Artruo

Math
A drawer contains 22 black socks, 22 white socks, 22 blue socks, and 22 brown socks. If the light is off and Matt reaches into the drawer to get his socks, what is the minimum number of socks he must pull out in order to be sure that he has a matching pair? He must pull out a ...
September 5, 2011 by Bianca

Math
Sally has seven blue socks and three white socks in a drawer. She picks out two socks without looking. What is the probability that both socks will be blue?
August 8, 2012 by Luu Luu

Math
A drawer contains 22 black socks, 22 white socks, and 22 blue socks.  If the light is off and Matt reaches into the drawer to get his socks, what is the minimum number of socks he must pull out in order to be sure that he has a matching pair?
January 17, 2015 by Sarah

math probability
A man is camping. He has packed 8 black socks, 8 blue socks, 8 white socks, and 8 gray socks. It is still dark when he gets dressed. How many socks would he have to pull out of his bag to BE SURE that he has a matching pair?
September 24, 2011 by Bart

Finite Math
Eight white socks and four red socks are in a drawer. If two socks are selected at random, what is the probability that both socks are the same color?
March 15, 2012 by Amanda

Math
Joe keeps all his socks in one drawer. He has 7 blue socks and 9 brown socks. If he reaches in the drawer without looking, what is the least number of socks he can take out to be sure of getting a pair of the same color?
October 9, 2011 by Maria

math
Your sock drawer has 10 blue socks, 16 red socks, and 12 white socks. If you reach into the drawer in the dark, how many socks do you need to pull out to be sure you have a matching pair? I can't figure out.
August 29, 2011 by monica

math
Your sock drawer has 10 blue socks, 16 red socks, and 12 white socks. If you reach into the drawer in the dark, how many socks do you need to pull out to be sure you have a matching pair? I can't figure out.
August 29, 2011 by monica

math
a sock drawer contains 10 white socks, 6 black socks, and 8 blue socks. if 2 socks are chosen at random, what is the probability of getting a pair of white socks?
May 12, 2010 by jane

math
A drawer contains exactly 5 red socks, 8 blue socks, 10 while socks, 12 green socks , and 7 yellow socks. Find the least number of socks to be chosen which will guarantee that there will be at least seven socks of the same color.
November 30, 2012 by sally

Math
Abby has 18 blue socks and 4 white socks. How many socks does she need to pull out in order to have a matching pair of socks?
April 10, 2014 by Jo

Math
Without looking, George pulls socks from a drawer containing 2 white socks, 3 black socks, and 5 yellow socks. With each pull, a sock is removed from the drawer and is not replaced. Find the probability of drawing a yellow, black, and white sock in that order? do we had 5/10 +...
March 28, 2016 by Zion

Math
how many socks would you need to remove from a drawer containing 10 blue socks, 15 black socks and 5 red socks, to in sure that you have at least 2 matching socks?
September 16, 2012 by Tahmina

Math
A drawer contains 20 black socks and 20 white socks. If the light is off and you reach into the draw to get your socks, what is the minimum number of socks you must pull out in order to be sure that you have a matching pair?
February 15, 2015 by Billy

Math
While getting dressed for school early one morning, the light in Toni's bedroom burned out. Toni knew he had plenty of clean socks in his drawer, but none of them were matched. He had 24 white socks and 6 blue socks. What is the probabilty of Toni finding 2 white socks or 2 ...
September 1, 2014 by Katelyn

Math
While getting dressed for school early one morning, the light in Toni's bedroom burned out. Toni knew he had plenty of clean socks in his drawer, but none of them were matched. He had 24 white socks and 6 blue socks. What is the probabilty of Toni finding 2 white socks or 2 ...
September 1, 2014 by Katelynn J

math
Imagine that you have 5 blue socks and 5 brown socks in a drawer that are not paired up. How many socks must you take out from the drawer (without looking) to be sure of getting a pair of the same color? (3 points)
May 9, 2013 by emma

math
You have 60 red socks and 30 blue socks unpaired in a drawer. You can not see the socks, they are in a drawer and it is dark. What is the minimum number of socks that you have to pull out before you have a matching pair?
January 24, 2013 by Noah

math
Mariko walks into her dark room to pull socks out of the dresser. If she has 5 pairs of white socks, 3 pairs of blue socks, and 4 pairs of pink socks that are single (not matched up), how many socks does she need to pull out to make sure she ends up with 1 matching pair?
January 24, 2012 by Brianne

maths
michael has 10 pairs of black socks,8 pairs of white socks&7 pairs of green socks everything is mixed in a drawer. as there is no light he is not able to identify the colour of the socks . how many of the socks will he have to take to match 1 pair
June 12, 2013 by rita

math
Yosuf has three grey socks and four blue socks in his sock drawer. He pulls out a pair of socks in the dark. (a) What is the total number of possible outcomes? (b) What is the probability that the pair of socks selected is grey? (c) What is the probability that the pair of ...
November 29, 2012 by A

math
a draw holds 5 navy socks, 7 white socks and 6 black socks. if two socks are selected at random without looking what is the probability that they do no match?
April 21, 2011 by ana

MATHS
Could you please explain how to do this question? Thank you very much. Gustav is an untidy man who keeps all his socks loose in his drawer. He has 6 pairs of white socks, 4 pairs of green socks and 5 pairs of black socks. What is the most number of socks Gustav will have to ...
July 26, 2009 by BRENDON

probability
7 white socks anf four black socks are in a bag. if two socks are drawn at random, what is the probability that both socks are the same color? thank you so much for the help
October 16, 2008 by courtney

maths
Imagine that you have five blue socks and five brown socks in a drawer that are not paired up. How many socks must you take out from the drawer (without looking) to be sure of getting a pair of the same color?
April 27, 2015 by Anonymous

Math
Without looking, George pulls socks from a drawer containing 2 white socks, 3 black socks, and 5 yellow socks. With each pulll, a sock is removed from the drawer and is not replaced. find the probability of drawing a yellow, black, and white sock in that order.
January 21, 2015 by Meme

Math
Mario has large drawer with only white and blacks socks. He has 3 times as many blacks socks as white socks. If Mario randomly selects 10 socks what other info is necessary to do.dthe probability that he wi get at least 3 pairs of blacks socks. F. Total number of sock pairs in...
April 17, 2011 by Taytay

math
One of your dresser drawers contains 10 black socks and 10 blue socks. Suppose it is dark and you canít tell what color a sock is when you look at it. If you start taking socks randomly one at a time from the drawer, how many would you have to take to guarantee that you get a ...
May 6, 2013 by emma

math
A drawer contains 7 black socks, 5 white socks, and 3 brown socks. What is the probability that 2 white socks will be removed in succession?
March 1, 2011 by Matt

math
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?
September 8, 2012 by probability

math-probability
Eleven white socks and six red socks are in a drawer. If two socks are selected at random, what is the probability that both socks are the same color?
March 16, 2012 by Emma

math
A drawer contains 4 red socks and 4 blue socks. Find the least number of socks that must be drawn from the drawer to be assured of having a pair of red socks
August 25, 2014 by Anonymous

6th grade math
You have 3 pairs of white socks, 4 pairs of black socks, and 2 pairs of colored socks in your drawer. What is the probability that you reach into the drawer and randomly select a pair of white socks? A. 1/2 B. 1/3 C. 2/3 D. 3/7 I am stumped, please explain?
May 13, 2016 by Lily Longoria

Simple Math
A drawer contains 8 red socks, 4 white socks, and 2 blue socks. Without looking, you draw out a sock, return it, and draw out a second sock. What is the probability that the first sock is white and the second sock is blue?
January 31, 2013 by Jessica

Math
I have a drawer which contains 40 socks in the following numbers and colors: 12 tan, 9 brown, 11 gray, and 8 blue. Suppose I am blindfolded. What is the fewest number of socks I must pick from the drawer to be absolutely certain that I have two socks of the same color among ...
February 27, 2014 by Sudipta

Algebra
You have a very messy sock drawer with 3 blue socks, 5 black socks, and 1 white sock. You pick two socks from the drawer. You pick a second one without replacing the first one. Find each probability. 1) Probability of picking 2 blue socks 2) Probability of picking black than ...
June 2, 2008 by Bailey

Math
A drawer contains 2 red socks, 3 white socks, 3 blue socks. Without looking , you draw out a sock, then return it, and draw a second sock. What is the probability that the first sock is blue and the second is red? 3/8, 2/5, 29/32, 3/32 I chose 3/8 is that correct
May 13, 2015 by Awesome

Math Check
Letís say you have a bedroom drawer that contains about 2 red socks, 4 white socks, and 8 blue socks. Without looking in the drawer, you pick out a sock, take it back, and then pick out a second sock. What could the probability be if the first sock is white and the second sock...
April 30, 2015 by Steffi

MaTh
I need help with a word problem. Stella's sock drawer contains 30 pairs of socks. There are 3 times less 2 the number of pink socks than blue socks. How many pairs of pink socks and blue socks does Stella have? 2-3x + x = 30, 2+2-3x + x = 30 +2, 4x/4 = 32/4, x=8, 8 blue & 22 ...
August 19, 2013 by Amy

math
A drawer contains 2 brown and 3 gray socks. THe socks are taken out of the drawer one at a time. WHat is the probability that the fourth sock removed is gray? Express your answer as a common fraction. Can anyone explain this to me? Thanks!!
September 17, 2009 by Michael

Math (Data Management)
A drawer contains 4 red socks and 5 blue. Three socks are drawn one at a time then put back before next selection. Determine the probability that: i) exactly 2 red socks are selected. ii) at least 2 red socks are selected
May 8, 2012 by Taleesha

math
A drawer contains 4 red socks, 3 white socks, and 3 blue socks. without looking, you select a sock at random, replace it and seect a sond sock at random. what is the probablity that the first sock is blue and the second sock is red?
May 21, 2012 by Melanie

Math
1.Suppose you have socks loose in a drawer. You have a black sock, a gray sock and a tan sock. How many outcomes are there for selecting 2 socks? a.Make a tree diagram to model the selection of 2 socks WITHOUT REPLACEMENT. (That is, you keep the sock out of the drawer and ...
October 1, 2015 by Samantha

Math Probability Outcome
A drawer contains 8 white socks and 5 black socks if two socks are chosen and you get 2 pair of white socks what is the probability outcome???
February 9, 2015 by Anonymous

Math Probability Outcome
A drawer contains 8 white socks and 5 black socks if two socks are chosen and you get 2 pair of white socks what is the probability outcome???
February 9, 2015 by Anonymous

Math
A drawer contains 2 red socks,3 white socks and 2 blue socks. without looking you draw out a sock return it and draw out a second sock.what is the probability that the first sock is blue and the second sock is red
June 7, 2015 by Anonymous user

math
a drawer contains 2 red socks, 5 white socks, and 6 blue socks. without looking, you select a sock at random, replace it, and selecct a second sock at random. what is the probability that hte first sock is blue and the second sock is red?
May 24, 2012 by Taylor

math( pre-algeba)
there were 6 purple socks and 4 orange socks in a drawer. Zucky picked one sock without looking(or replacing the first). What is the probability that he picked 2 purple socks?
February 28, 2013 by peasl

math
there are 6 purple socks and 4 orange socks in a drawer. zucky picked one sock without looking and then another without looking or replacing the first. what is the probability that he picked 2 purple socks?
October 30, 2014 by Kosrae High School

math 5th grade
if you have a drawer with 10 black socks and 8 white socks, what is the probability that you would reach in and choose a white sock without looking?
March 5, 2015 by kayli

Math
I have 6 pairs of socks lying unmatched in my dresser drawer. Each pair is a different color(brown, black, red, yellow, green, and purple). When I wake up in the morning, I randomly grab 2 of the loose socks and put them on without looking. If 2 socks are randomly selected ...
November 18, 2011 by John

math
sadie has a drawer filled with pink, purple, yellow, and green socks. if she draws socks out of the drawer one at a time, how many will she have to pull out before she has a matched pair?
March 29, 2012 by zuny

math probability
If I had the many black grey and white socks and i pulled out 2 socks that did not match. How many more socks do i have to take out of my drawer to be certain to have a matching pair
February 6, 2013 by Alex

Math
suppos a drawer contains 6 black socks, 4 brown socks, and 2 green socks. suppose one sock gets pulled out of the drawer and that is equally likely that any one of the socks is drawn. what is the probability that the sock is either balck or green. the sock is not black.
January 31, 2010 by Amy

math
If you have black socks and brown socks in your drawer mixed in a ratio of 4 to 5, how many socks will you have to take out to make sure that you have a pair the same color?
October 17, 2012 by KeKe

Math
Mr. Sockem wears only black or navy blue socks, which are exactly alike except for their color. He has six pairs of each color, and he keeps them all mixed up in a drawer. One night, while the room was in complete darkness, he wanted to find a pair of matching socks. How many ...
March 1, 2016 by Rachel

math
One of your dresser drawers contains 10 black socks and 10 blue socks. Suppose it is dark and you canít tell what color a sock is when you look at it. If you start taking socks randomly one at a time from the drawer, how many would you have to take to guarantee that you get a ...
May 6, 2013 by emma

math
One of your dresser drawers contains 10 black socks and 10 blue socks. Suppose it is dark and you canít tell what color a sock is when you look at it. If you start taking socks randomly one at a time from the drawer, how many would you have to take to guarantee that you get a...
May 7, 2013 by Anonymous

Math2
Fernando wears three colours of socks: red, blue and white. He doesn't pair his socks when he washes them, he just throws them into his sock drawer. A.) What is the fewest number of socks Fernando needs to take out of the drawer to guarantee he has a matching pair? Explain. B...
May 29, 2016 by Heaven

math
a drawer contains n socks, of which 16 are striped. two socks are pulled from the drawer in the dark. waht is the largest possible value for n if the probability that both socks are striped that 1/2
November 16, 2011 by Shey

math
chris has 7 red,11 yellow and 12 purple socks in a drawer.WHAT Is the least number of socks he must draw out to be sure of having at least one pair of socks the same color
December 25, 2012 by lorra

6th grade math - Ms. Sue please check.
You write each letter of the word MATHEMATICIAN on a piece of paper and put them in a bag. You randomly select one piece from the bag. What is P(T or A)? A. 5/13* B. 5/8 C. 1/3 D. 8/13 You have 3 pairs of white socks, 4 pairs of black socks, and 2 pairs of colored socks in ...
May 13, 2016 by Lily Longoria

probability
there are 4 white socks and 4 black socks. You randomly divides socks into pairs. What is the probability that each pair consists of 2 socks of the same colour? Express answer as a fraction. I have no idea where to even start.
December 29, 2015 by Dill

probability
There are 4 white socks and 4 black socks. You randomly divides socks into pairs. What is the probability that each pair consists of 2 socks of the same colour? Express answer as a fraction. I'm not really sure how to start this question.
December 30, 2015 by Jeff

algebra
A drawer contains 2 black sock, 8 gray saocks, adn 3 blue socks. Without lookign you draw out a sock and the4n draw out a second sock without returning the first sock. What is the probability that the two socks you draw arer a matching pair?
November 8, 2011 by l kaljfd

Math
Alice has a basket containing 6 red socks, 4 blue socks, and 12 white socks. Find the theoretical probability that Alice will randomly select a red sock from the basket. I think I have to add the number of socks to know the total and then divide 6/22. Please is this right.
June 28, 2015 by Anonymous

algebra
Five socks colored blue, brown, black, red, and purple are in a drawer. How many combinations of three socks can be randomly selected from the drawer?
February 8, 2011 by sal

jayne
Five socks, colored blue, brown, black, red, and purple are in a drawer. how many combinations of three socks can be randomly selected from the drawer?
February 9, 2011 by Math

math
Five socks, colored blue, brown, black, red, and purple, are in a drawer. How many combinations of three socks can be randomly selected from the drawer?
February 13, 2011 by sam

math
there are 10 white socks and 6 black socks in a drawer. vic reaches into the drawer without looking and picks a white sock. he keeps the first sock out and reaches into the drawer again. to pick a second sock. what is the probability that the second sock vic selects will also ...
July 30, 2015 by Anonymous

Math.....
This is a riddle: It is night time in your bedroom and the light has broken. You are getting dressed and need a pair of socks. You have got 10 red, 8 white and 12 grey socks in a drawer- how many do you have to pull out in the dark before you know you have a matching pair?
January 1, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
A drawer has 4 red socks and 4 blue socks. If 3 are drawn, what is the probability of a match?
November 8, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
A bag contains 7 black socks, 12 white socks, and 17 red socks. If you pick one sock at random from the bag, what is the probability that it will NOT be white? A. 1/2 B. 2 / 3 C. 3 / 4 D. 7 / 12 E. 7 / 36
June 4, 2014 by Anonymous

Maths
A drawer contains 8 brown socks and 4 black socks. A sock is taken a random from the drawer, its colour noted and replaced. This is done three times. If X is the discrete variable, the number of brown socks taken. Draw the probability distribution of X.
March 13, 2016 by Chris

Math
Lindsay is folding socks. There are 18 socks with stripes and 22 solid colored socks. What is the ratio of striped socks to solid colored socks. Write your ratio in simplest form all 3 ways.
November 3, 2014 by Amy

math
Assume you have a basket full of socks, which have the following properties: 6 of the socks have blue stripes 8 of the socks have red polka dots 16 of the socks have blue polka dots 10 of the socks have red stripes (a). If you take one sock out of the basket, what is the ...
September 24, 2015 by jordan

statistics
If there are 18 blue socks and 24 black socks what is the probability of pulling out 2 black socks?
March 26, 2014 by Jay

math 7th grade
We are doing probabilty and if there is a sock draw with 24 socks in there and you want to know the P. of picking 2 white socks. If there are 10 white socks in the draw, how would this work?
April 13, 2010 by anonymous

Math 2
The owner of a clothing store received a shipment of 1,230 pairs of socks. The socks came in 36 boxes. The same number of socks were in 35 of the boxes. How many pairs of socks were in the last box ?
May 2, 2014 by Jenny 2

Economics
I am getting thrown off by absolute advantage: Boston: Red Socks per worker per hour 3 White Socks per worker per hour 3 Chicago: Red Socks per worker per hour 2 White Socks per worker per hour 1 A) Without trade, what is the price of white socks (in terms of red socks) in ...
May 16, 2008 by G

Probabilty
There is a large jar of marbles, containing red, blue, yellow, black and white marbles. How many marbles must you draw(without looking) from the jar to be sure of getting at least three of one color? I have a similar question with socks: 10 white, 6 black, how many drawn for ...
June 24, 2010 by Melisa

math
Two pairs of shoes and four pairs of socks cost $125, and three pairs of shoes and five pairs of socks cost $182. Find the cost of a pair of socks. $
March 13, 2014 by ash

Math
1. Which of the following sample spaces correctly lists all the possible outcomes for flipping a coin and spinning a four-colored spinner (red, blue, green, and yellow)? A. H-red, H-blue, H-green, H-yellow, T-yellow, T-green, T-blue, T-red ***** My Answer B. H-red, T-red, H- ...
May 30, 2016 by Sam

6th grade math quiz
1. Which of the following sample spaces correctly lists all the possible outcomes for flipping a coin and spinning a four-colored spinner (red, blue, green, and yellow)? A. H-red, H-blue, H-green, H-yellow, T-yellow, T-green, T-blue, T-red B. H-red, T-red, H- blue, T-blue, H-...
May 13, 2016 by Lily Longoria

Math
You are about to leave for vacation, but you forgot your socks! You go back to your room but lights are out, can't see. You remember that in your draw you have 10 pair black, 10 pair white and 11 pair blue all mixed up. How many socks do you need to take out to be SURE you ...
April 6, 2014 by Laney

Math
There are 6 pairs of black socks and 6 pairs of white socksWhat is the probability to pick a pair of black or white socks when 2 socks are selected randomly in darkness?M
July 27, 2012 by kim

Spanish
If I say "estos calcetines" which am I most likely referring to? a. a pair of socks in the store b. a pair of socks across the room c. a pair of socks in my hand*** d. a pair of socks in a store window
March 29, 2016 by Kaai97

math
Seven of the children have white socks.Two of the children have blue.How many more children have white socks then blue socks?
August 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Math probability
Trevor's soccer bag holds lots of socks: 4 red, seven green, three white, and two purple. He takes two socks, what is the probability that he will get red and green socks?
March 31, 2014 by Anonymous

math
Judy frog brings 6 socks on a trip. one third of the socks are red. the rest are green. how maby socks are red? how many are green?
May 14, 2013 by Miyana

math
Paul's dresser has 10 loose socks that can make 5 different pairs. If Paul reaches into the drawer and randomly picks 2, socks what is the probability that they match? A1/2 B1/5 C1/10 D1/45 P.s Please explain how u worked it out :) thanks:p
April 15, 2012 by sk8r Grl

Mathematics
A shop offered a special on socks and handkerchiefs for Father's Day. For k50 you could buy 7 pair of socks and 3 boxes of handkerchiefs or for K24 you could buy 3 pair of socks and 2 boxes of handkerchiefs. A. From a pair of simultaneous equations for the given information. B...
June 13, 2016 by Monica

math
Andrea has 8 blue socks and 4 red socks. She chooses one sock at random and puts it on. She then chooses another sock without looking. If the first sock is red, find the probability that the second sock will also be red. 1)3/11 2)1/6 3)2/11 4)1/12
March 30, 2016 by Aubrey T.

11th grade english
A)When she told him those socks are interesting she meant the socks looked ridiculous. B)When she told him "Those socks are interesting" she meant the socks looked ridiculous. C)When she told him, "Those socks are interesting," she meant the "socks looked ridiculous." D)When ...
October 19, 2010 by danny g

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