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Topic: 3 birthday problem
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dennis wallace

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3 birthday problem
Posted: Dec 8, 1999 6:57 PM
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We were calculating ye olde --- How many people are needed so that
there is a better than 50% chance of having same birthday. Guess what
we had 3 with the same birthday.

Question. How do I figure out the probability of at least 3 persons
having the same birthday in a class of 23????
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