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Logic questions.

They say this kind of stuff is on the Bar exam...I would never make it as a lawyer.
Cathy has six pairs of black gloves and six pairs of brown gloves in her drawer. In complete darkness, how many gloves must she take from the drawer in order to be sure to get a pair that match?

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salexander

Asked by salexander at 10:03 AM on Oct. 27, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (8)
  • 12?
    older

    Answer by older at 10:04 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Close older...very close...but no cigar!
    salexander

    Comment by salexander (original poster) at 10:06 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • 24?
    older

    Answer by older at 10:08 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Nope, now you are far off.
    salexander

    Comment by salexander (original poster) at 10:08 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • 14?

    My oldest would have it figured out in a heartbeat. He does not get it from me. LOL!
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:09 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • 13
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 10:34 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • It's 13. If you pull 12 you still run a chance of pulling one hand or another...if you pull 13 it covers both hands and colors
    salexander

    Comment by salexander (original poster) at 10:37 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Exactly, OP. I'm not bragging, but I didn't have to think about this one at all--maybe I'm getting smarter in my old age, lol!
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 10:39 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

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