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Logical Operators

I have this table and data:

, ProductName VARCHAR(100)
, ProductCategory VARCHAR(40)
, ProductSize VARCHAR(4)
, ProductColor VARCHAR(20)
INSERT dbo.ProdList
  (ProductID, ProductName, ProductCategory, ProductSize, ProductColor)
  (1, 'Dirt Bike', 'Bike', '26', 'Blue'),
  (2, 'Mtn Bike', 'Bike', '26', 'Red'),
  (3, 'Dirt Bike', 'Bike', '24', 'Blue'),
  (4, 'Downhill', 'Ski', '180', 'White'),
  (5, 'Telemark', 'Ski', '175', 'Blue'),
  (6, 'Snowboard', 'Ski', '182', 'Various'),
  (7, 'Goggles', 'Ski', 'L', 'Clear')
How many rows are returned from this code:
SELECT productid, pl.ProductName
 FROM dbo.ProdList AS pl
 WHERE pl.ProductCategory = 'Bike'
 OR pl.ProductCategory = 'Ski'
 AND pl.ProductColor = 'Red'

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