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# Which Socks Should You Wear?

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A drawer contains 10 red socks and 10 black socks that are all mixed up. What is the fewest number of socks you can take from the drawer without looking and be sure to get a pair of the same color?

### Hint

There are two socks in each pair of socks.### Answer

Three socks; you will have either two socks of one color or three socks of one color.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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