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Birthday Problem - Discrete Math Introduction
Course Topic(s): Probability | Basic Probability, basic rules | Combinatorics | Famous Problems, birthday
The birthday problem is approached from a discrete math point of view. Little to no background or description for the problem is given. Connections to recursion, permutations, and sequences are given. Good approximations are given. Links are given to exact calculations for 23, 50 and 30. Links to Wolfram Demonstration Project applets are on the right hand side of the page.
Resource URL: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/BirthdayProblem.html
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Creator(s): Wolfram MathWorld
Contributor(s): Wolfram MathWorld
This resource was cataloged by Carolyn CuffPublisher:
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Resource copyright: 2011 Wolfram Alpha LLCâA Wolfram Research Company
This review was published on September 13, 2012
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