Jump to content
Banner by ~ Nico

Testing The Birthday Paradox!


Pony Joe
 Share

Recommended Posts

The Birthday Paradox states that when 23 people's birthdays are compared, the chances of 2 birthdays being identical is 50%! With 57 people, it reaches 99%!

 

So, I want to try a little experiment. For each post, put your birthday and continue the count. We will see exactly how many posts it takes for us to find a match.

 

Let's begin!

 

My birthday is March 22nd, and I will start the count at ONE.

 

Birthdays so far

 

March 22

June 6

September 1

October 31

August 25

April 3

June 18

June 29

January 28

September 9

October 14

December 8

April 28

September 1

March 27

March 10

March 22

June 20

April 29

February 25

December 15

May 30

December 8

August 25

May 26

May 13

December 31

July 8

 

 

Posts: 28

Total matches found: 4

Edited by Pony Joe
Link to comment
Share on other sites


Why must we state our names?

 

 

 

I never said you had to state your names.

 

EDIT: Crap, I did! I'm sorry, I meant to say "birthday." Honestly. I have no clue what happened.

Edited by Pony Joe
Link to comment
Share on other sites


Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Join the herd!

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...