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The Birthday Paradox

How many people do you think it would take to survey, on an average, to find two people who share the same birth...

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Probability and the Birthday Paradox

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The birthday paradox, also known as the birthday problem, states that in a random group of 23 people, there is about a 50 percent chance that two people have the same birth...

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But the chances are much more than expected.

But when all 23 birthdays are compared against each other, it makes for much more than 22 comparisons. How much more? Well, the first person has 22 comparisons to ...

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