tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post5019759530260875533..comments2019-10-14T19:41:27.230-04:00Comments on Question of the day: Marbles in a Box, Marbles with a FoxUnknownnoreply@blogger.comBlogger5125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-62720956389864792072009-10-13T09:24:30.568-04:002009-10-13T09:24:30.568-04:00I was hoping to throw you off the trail by using t...I was hoping to throw you off the trail by using the 'one marble' solution on Friday, but I guess I should have known better.<br /><br />Six is the answer. The worst case scenario here is when you pull two white, two black, and one red marble. The sixth marble will be either white or black, giving you three of either.Mikehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-69070731310671537452009-10-13T07:31:57.129-04:002009-10-13T07:31:57.129-04:006 is the least attempt to ensure dat we get atleas...6 is the least attempt to ensure dat we get atleast 3 marbles of same colouramitabhnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-66470155914716031822009-10-12T17:20:41.888-04:002009-10-12T17:20:41.888-04:0066Jolsonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/10248500941290864096noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-8891935264320075262009-10-12T13:10:05.535-04:002009-10-12T13:10:05.535-04:00Yup, 6.Yup, 6.Jeredhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12528386127450345049noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-3582305276704096342009-10-12T12:29:14.016-04:002009-10-12T12:29:14.016-04:00Assuming you can't look when you're choosi...Assuming you can't look when you're choosing the marbles, I'd say 6. The worst case would be 1 red, 2 white, 2 black, then the sixth choice has to make a set of 3.Andyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14117563810484999900noreply@blogger.com