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ERIC Number: EJ1022440
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0141-982X
A Closer Look at the Notorious Birthday Coincidences
Falk, Ruma
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v36 n2 p41-46 Sum 2014
The article asks about the minimal number of persons required for achieving a probability 1/2 that (a.) At least two share a birthday, (b.) At least one shares the reader's birthday. A basic question about the necessary number of checks underlies both problems.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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