10 black socks and 10 white socks puzzle

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There are 10 black socks and 10 white socks in a drawer.
Now you have to go out wearing your shoes.
So how many maximum number of times you need to remove the sock from drawer so that you can go out?
You can remove only 1 sock at a time.
Obviously, you can’t go outside wearing different socks!

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    Answer is 3. The first two can be different ( 1 black and 1 white), and the third one will definitely match with one of the first two.

    sabya94 Starter Answered on 8th June 2018.
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    min 2 and max is 12
    lets suppose he decided to wear white (or black) socks and he start picking socks and he gets first two socks white (or black ).so total is 2.

    again he decided to wear white (or black) socks and he start picking socks and he gets first 10 socks black (or white) and after that he will definitely get 2 white socks (or black) socks ,so total is 12.

    satyen Guru Answered on 28th July 2015.
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