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c) Initial p estimate = 0.6000 Actual calculated value = 0.5073 Report: The following is a scatterplot and boxplot demonstrating all of the measured p probabilities that a sample of 23 people will have the same birthday. Mean p value: 0.5167 As is clear, the mean value from these set of numbers is 0.5167, suggesting a 51.67% chance that at least
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Unformatted text preview: two out of 23 people will have the same birthday. The boxplot demonstrates a relatively small spread of numbers, spanning from 0.4000 to 0.6667. This simulation experiment gave a small error with the actual calculated value of 0.5073. This error was (0.5167-0.5073) x 100% = 1.853%, which confirms this calculated value. 0.5073...
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