RGET Task 1 REVISION

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RGET Task 1      Running head: RGET TASK 1 PROBABILITY & STATISTICS I Western Governors University Probability Table
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RGET Task 1      Total Number of  Occurrences:  Randomly Selected  People Number of Target  Occurrences: At Least 2  People Sharing the Same  Birthday (40 iterations) Probability That at  Least Two People  Share Same Birthday 25 26 0.65 50 39 0.975 75 40 1 100 40 1 500 40 (certain) 1 (certain probability) 1,000 40 (certain) 1 (certain probability) To estimate the probability that among 25 randomly selected people, at least 2 people share the same birthday, we first generate 25 random numbers between 1 and 366 inclusive using the Randbetween() function (We include the date February 29 in our computation.). 1 represents January 1, while 2 represents January 2, up to 366 which represents December 31. The result can be seen in the second column of each iteration in sheet "n = 25 people". The number of iterations used is 40 to make
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course MATH gmt1 taught by Professor Nmzi during the Spring '11 term at Western Governors.

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