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The Birthday Problem Revisited

This capsule modifies the familiar birthday problem in ways that are accessible to students in a first course of probability and statistics.

Old Node ID: 
1182
Author(s): 
Eric Maim (Stanford University), Gail Nord (Gonzaga University), James Colin Hill (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and John Nord (St. George's School, Spokane)
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2006
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
March, 2006
Subject(s): 
Statistics and Probability
Topic(s): 
Famous Problems, Birthday
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Rating Count: 
65.00
Rating Sum: 
193.00
Rating Average: 
2.97
Author (old format): 
Eric Maim, Gail Nord, James Colin Hill, and John Nord
Applicable Course(s): 
6.1 Probability & Statistics
Modify Date: 
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Average: 3 (65 votes)

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