The Monty
Hall Problem

Pairs of Socks in the Dark
March 19th, 2016


Remember Jenny? In a rush in the middle of the night, Jenny must grab some pairs of socks out of her drawer for an impromptu vacation, but it’s dark and she can’t see the colors. She knows she has 10 pairs of socks in her drawer: 5 pairs of white socks, 3 pairs of black socks, and 2 pairs of red socks. In an attempt to grab one of each pair, Jenny figures she’ll just grab 5 pairs and hope for the best. What’s the chance that Jenny will end up with at least one pair of each color?

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