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  • one year ago

In his pocket, a boy has 3 red marbles, 4 blue marbles, and 4 green marbles. How many will he have to take out of his pocket to ensure that he has taken out at least one of each color? A. 3 B. 7 C. 8 D. 9 E. 11

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Please don't give answer only, explanation needed also

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do I have to do probability?

  3. KyanTheDoodle
    • one year ago
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    Hmm...well if he took all the red and blue marbles, then the next one he picks has to be green!

  4. KyanTheDoodle
    • one year ago
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    So the total red marbles is 3, and the total blue marbles is 4. That plus 1 is...

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    4 + 3 + 1 = 8

  6. KyanTheDoodle
    • one year ago
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    Indeed! I believe that is the correct answer.

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok Thank You! ;)

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