Activity:
Mathematica and the Birthday Problem 

Go to: 
http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/beusch/bday.html
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Description: 
This explains how to use Mathematica to do Monte Carlo simulations of the Birthday Probability problem. (If there are N people in a room, what is the probability that two of them share a birthday?) 
Technology Type: 
Mathematica  
Author: 
Louie Beuschlein 
Language: 
English  
Cost: 
Does not require payment for use 

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Courses: 
Probability & Statistics 
Simulating Experiments 


Craig 
Comment:  I like the chatty style and the informal introduction to programming with Mathematica. I anticipate using this in teaching my Stats class next year! 
