Have students solve the following problem:

There are 15 pieces of candy in a bag. There are 5 flavors, 3 pieces of each flavor. You can reach in and take one at a time, but you must stop when you have chosen 3 different flavors. What is the highest number of pieces you can pick?

Answer: 7

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