Seven Socks

September 13, 2010 at 5:55 am Leave a comment

There are 7 red socks and 7 white socks in a drawer. If you must reach in the drawer blindfolded, what is the least number of socks you must pull out of the drawer so that you get either two reds or two whites?

Fractals, Googols, and Other Mathematical Tales by Theoni Pappas
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