High School Math

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Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Mixed Up

A) I had a jumbled mess in my dark closet.
There were 6 shoes of 3 types.
There were 24 socks, 12 brown & 12 black.
How many shoes and socks did I have to take out
with me to be sure I had a matching pair of shoes
and a matching pair of socks?

B) Three kinds of apples are mixed up in a bag.
How many apples must you take out to be sure
that you have at least 2 apples of one kind?
At least 3 apples of one kind?

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