# SOLUTION: In a box there are 17 blue,11 yellow,9 orange 34 green 2 violet ties available. What is the min. no. of ties to be taken out of thebox, to make a part of same ties.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 390749: In a box there are 17 blue,11 yellow,9 orange 34 green 2 violet ties available. What is the min. no. of ties to be taken out of thebox, to make a part of same ties. Answer by stanbon(57361)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!In a box there are 17 blue,11 yellow,9 orange 34 green 2 violet ties available. What is the min. no. of ties to be taken out of thebox, to make a part of same ties. ---------------------------- Ans: 6 ====================== The 6th tie is bound to match one of the 1st five if each of the 1st five is a different color. ============================ Cheers, Stan H.