# Math

I am having a problem answering this math problem.

Andrea has a box of marbles in it. She has seven red marbles, thirteen blue marbles and nineteen yellow marbles. If she reaches in and takes out marbles without looking, what is the fewest number of marbles she will need to take out to guarantee that she has three the same colour?

39 = total marbles.
7/39= red marbles.
13/39= blue marbles.
19/39= yellow marbles.

Now I am stuck, do I have to build a graph and if so how, sorry I am so confused with this problem.

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1. She might draw out two of each color. There are only three colors, so on the 7th marble, it must be the same color as two of the others. So, with 7 marbles, she is sure to have 3 the same.

How many of each color are in the box doesn't matter. Only the number of colors.

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2. Thanks again😀

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