Candies interview puzzle


In a closed jar,
There are

  • Three strawberry candies,
  • Two mango candies and
  • Five pineapple candies.

You can’t see inside the jar.
Now, how many toffees you must take out from the jar to make sure that you have one of each flavor?

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    9 worst case when 5 pineapple and 3 strawberries are chosen and still not all flavours

    Yodha Expert Answered on 25th April 2016.
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    Pranav Jain Scholar Answered on 25th April 2016.
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    9 worst case as pineapple candies are 5 and strawberries are 3 and mango is 2 so if we have taken out 5 pineapple and then 3 strawberries and atleast 1 mango  candies hence we can get all the candies atleast once.

    suraj Guru Answered on 29th May 2016.
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