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 A lady has fine gloves and hats in her closet- 18 blue, 32 red, and 25 yellow. The lights are out and it is totally dark. In spite of the darkness, she can make out the difference between a hat and a glove. She takes out an item out of the closet only if she is sure that if it is a glove. How many gloves must she take out to make sure she has a pair of each color?

5 years ago


Answers : (1)


Dear student,

since it is dark....
take worst case
satisfy largest number first.....
since she wants it in pair
32 red
24 yellow
1+1 yellow+blue
2 blue

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