Mathematics

posted by .

A jar has eight red, nine blue, and ten green marbles. What is the least number of marbles that you can remove from the jar and be certain that you have three of the same color?

  • Mathematics -

    you would subtract 3 from each colour which would give you 5 red 6 blue and 7 green and all those added up would be how much marbles you should take in total to give you 3 of the same colour

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    given a jar contains four marbles, each a different color: red, blue, green, and yellow. If you draw two marbles from the jar, one after another, replacing the first before drawing the second, what is the probability of getting no …
  2. Math

    given a jar contains four marbles, each a different color: red, blue, green, and yellow. If you draw two marbles from the jar, one after another, replacing the first before drawing the second,what is the probability of getting at least …
  3. Math

    A jar contains four marbles, each a different color: red, blue, green, and yellow. If you draw two marbles from the jar, one after another, replacing the first before drawing the second, what is the probability of getting a. two red …
  4. Math Probability question

    A jar contains four marbles, each a different color: red, blue, green and yellow. If you draw two marbles from the jar, one after another, replacing the first before drawing the second, what is the probability of getting a. two red …
  5. Math

    A jar has eight red, nine blue, and ten green marbles. What is the least number of marbles that you can remove from the jar and be certain that you have three of the same color?
  6. math

    A jar has eight red, nine blue, and ten green marbles. What is the least number of marbles that you can remove from the jar and be certain that you have three of the same color?
  7. Mathematics

    A jar has eight red, nine blue, and ten green marbles. What is the least number of marbles that you can remove from the jar and be certain that you have three of the same color?
  8. Algebra

    A jar contains red, blue and yellow marbles.The number of red marbles is ten more than the number of yellow marbles and the number of blue marbles is double the number of yellow marbles. If the probability of choosing a yellow marble …
  9. math

    Color Number of Marbles Blue 4 Black 2 Red 5 Orange 4 Green 5 Rachel has 20 marbles in a jar. This table shows the number of blue, black, red, orange, and green marbles. What is the probability that if she randomly drew a marble out …
  10. math

    A jar contains 20 marbles: 4 red, 6 white and 10 blue. If you remove 1 marble at a time, randomly, what is the minimum number that you must remove to be certain that you have at least 2 marble of each color?

More Similar Questions