The Birthday Problem
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|Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ|
|What if somebody offered to bet that at least two people in your math class had the same birthday? Would you take the bet? How large must a class be to make the probability of finding two people with the same birthday at least 50%?|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)|
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