Mental Floss 284

The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: There are ten socks of each of the following colours in a drawer: Blue, Green, Red, Yellow and White, a total of 50 socks. If the socks are randomly distributed in the drawer (i.e. not in pairs or any other grouping) and you are blind-folded, what is the minimum number of socks you must take from the drawer in order to be certain you have at least 2 socks of the same colour?

A:  Six

This week’s challenge is:

Q: A man is found dead in the Arctic with a pack on his back. How did he die?

The answer along with a new challenge, next week.

Have an excellent weekend!

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