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grace has 16 jellybeans in a bag. she has 8 red ones, 4 green ones and 4 blue ones. what is the minimum number of jellybeans she must take out of her bag to ensure she has one of each color?

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    worst case:
    pull out 8 reds in a rwo, total 8
    pull out 4 blues, total 9
    pull out 1 green, total 10
    the greens and blues can be reversed, same answer

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