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A box contains two white socks and two blue socks 2009-05-20
From Phu:
a box contains two white socks and two blue socks. Two socks are drawn at random. What's the probability that they are match the same color
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many socks must you take from the drawer? 2007-02-18
From Gary:
Suppose you have 6 striped socks and 4 red socks in a drawer. How many socks must you take from the drawer to be certain of having a pair of red socks?
Answered by Pam Fowler.
Unmatched socks 2003-11-17
From Shannon:

i have 6 pairs of socks lying unmatched in my dresser drawer. Each pair is a differnt color (brown, black, red, yellow, green, purple) When i wake up in the morning, I randomly grab 2 of the loose socks and put them on without looking.

If two socks are randomly selected from the drawer, what is the probability that they match?

Answered by Andrei Volodin.
Searching for socks 2000-04-26
From Luther Jackson:
There are 10 red socks and 10 blue socks in a drawer. Aside from their color the are identical. All of the socks in the drawer are mixed up. If the room was pitch black, How many socks would you need to pull out of the drawer to be certain that you have a pair that matches? Why?
Answered by Penny Nom.



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