ERIC Number: EJ273196
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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Using a Microcomputer to Simulate the Birthday Coincidence Problem.
Ginther, John L.; Ewbank, William A.
Mathematics Teacher, v75 n9 p769-70 Dec 1982
The problem deals with calculating the probability that two or more students in a given class have the same birthday. A sample of an experiment that can be carried out by hand in a class is first noted. A program written in BASIC and a sample run is then presented. (MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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