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You have a bucket of jelly beans. Some are red, some are blue, and some green. With your eyes closed, pick out 2 of a like color. How many do you have to grab to be sure you have 2 of the same?

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You have a bucket of jelly beans. Some are red, some are blue, and some green. With your eyes closed, pick out 2 of a like color. How many do you have to grab to be sure you have 2 of the same?
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4. If you pick 3, in the worst case you'll have one of each color so any other one you pick will match one.
I like all the points. But why are you asking these?
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I know the answers to some of these, but want make sure I get them right!
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