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The Birthday Problem (MSTE)

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Author:George Reese; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Description: This activity discusses the probability that there will be at least two matching birthdays in a small group of people. It includes an online program that creates a set of dates at random. Introduction, simulation, questions, an explanation, and a note to the teacher.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Simulations, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Probability

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