Weekly Mind Bender

You are trying to get dressed. Unfortunately, the power is out and it is pitch black, so you cannot see a thing. You know that your sock drawer contains exactly 10 white socks and 10 black socks, but they are mixed together.

How many socks in total must you take to guarantee a matching pair?


You must take 3 socks. If the first two are not a match, the third will match one of them.


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