Simulating the Birthday Problem

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The birthday problem asks for the probability that among a certain number of people two share the same birthday. This Demonstration realizes the Monte Carlo experiment of the birthday problem. You can see whether a birthday is shared twice, three times, or four times, as well as the theoretical probability of that happening.

Contributed by: Enis Siniksaran (December 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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