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Birthday Problem - Discrete Math Introduction

The birthday problem is approached from a discrete math point of view. Little to no background or description for the problem is given. Connections to recursion, permutations, and sequences are given. Good approximations are given. Links are given to exact calculations for 23, 50 and 30. Links to Wolfram Demonstration Project applets are on the right hand side of the page.
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http://mathworld.wolfram.com/BirthdayProblem.html
Rating: 
3
Average: 3 (259 votes)
Creator(s): 
Wolfram MathWorld
Cataloger: 
Carolyn Cuff
Publisher: 
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Rights: 
2011 Wolfram Alpha LLC—A Wolfram Research Company
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Wolfram|Alpha

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