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Unformatted text preview: The final equation used is then 365Pn/365 n . 365 being the number of people, and n are the number of people is picked. After this equation was simulated, the number of people in a class to have the probability of 50% of finding two people with the same birthday is 23 people. Simulation The equation above is the simulated 10 times, and my results were 6 out of 10 times, there was a match in birthday and 4 out of ten times there were no match. The expected result for 23 people is supposedly to be 50%. However this simulation only ran for 10 times, if it ran for a longer trials the above hypothesis may be proven....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course ACC 2002 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UChicago.
- Spring '08