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In a bag there are 3 green apples,5 yellow apples,7 green pears and 2 yellow pears,Simon randomly is taking fruit out of the bag by one by one. How many fruits must he take out in order to be certain that he has at least one apple and one pear of the same color?

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asked by shane
  1. worst case
    ... he takes out 5 ya and 7 gp

    the 13th fruit will fill the requirement

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    posted by Scott
  2. 13

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