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Q & A Analyst Training Program Interview(Student Candidate) Boston, MA

Scenario: If you were running late for a job interview and

  you had no lights on in your apartment. Let's say you went into your dresser drawer and had to pull out one pair of socks. All you had was black or brown socks. And there were 5 socks total, what is the least amount of pulls you could do?

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You have to pull out three socks to be sure that you had at least two of one color.

tjg on May 2, 2010

it would have to be three socks because if you pulled just two, you could get one black and one brown.

Anonymous on May 2, 2010

it's 2. You could be lucky and get 2 socks of the same color.

Anonymous on Sep 16, 2015

basically you have to keep in mind the probability of pulling out each sock. the shortest answer would be 2 pulls.

Anonymous on Apr 26, 2010

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