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## There are 20 socks in a drawer: 5 pairs of black, 3 pairs of brown, and 2 pairs of white. You select the socks in the dark and can check the

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There are 20 socks in a drawer: 5 pairs of black, 3 pairs of brown, and 2 pairs of white. You select the socks in the dark and can check them only after a selection has been made. What is the smallest number of socks you need to select to guarantee you get the following: At least one matching pair. At least one matching pair of each color.

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Answer:a 1:10 ratio

Step-by-step explanation:Answer:The answer to Part A is 4

The answer to Part B is 18

Explanation:Part A:The smallest number of socks to be selected to guarantee at least one matching pair is 4.

Part B:The smallest number of socks to be selected to guarantee at least one matching pair of each color is 18.