How Many GlovesProbability puzzles require you to weigh all the possibilities and pick the most likely outcome.
Cathy has six pairs of black gloves and six pairs of brown gloves in her drawer. In complete darkness, how many gloves must she take from the drawer in order to be sure to get a pair that match?
Answer13. She could possibly take out 6 black left hand gloves and then 6 brown left hand gloves, the next one would have to be either the black right hand or brown right hand match.
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