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June 2, 2012

Celebrate with high probability

devadutta @ 3:33 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1338651219 ) Play
2012-06-09

What “problem”/paradox does this graph show?

If I told you what pair the Y-Axis was, I would be telling you the answer.

Cracked by: Rogi , Manish Achuth , KK , Ananth , Amarendra Kumar , Logik , rickde , Bipin Banavalikar , Sumanth Patlolla , Dibyo , Bharath , K. Vijayanth Reddy and Vishnu Prashanth

Answer:
Birthday Paradox

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14 Responses to “Celebrate with high probability”

  1. Anjul
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    Marriage Problem (or optimal stopping)


  2. Rogi
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    Birthday


  3. Manish Achuth
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    Birthday paradox.


  4. KK
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    Birthday paradox.
    More at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birthday_Paradox


  5. Ananth
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    Birthday problem/paradox.
    Number of people required to have atleast two people with the same date (1-31) birthday.


  6. Amarendra Kumar
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    birthday paradox


  7. Logik
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    Probability of a birthday pair within the same room filled with n people.
    birthday problem/paradox.


  8. rickde
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    Birthday Paradox


  9. Bipin Banavalikar
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    Birthday Problem / Paradox

    Graph is showing the approximate probability of at least two people sharing a birthday amongst a certain number of people


  10. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Birthday paradox


  11. Dibyo
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    birthday paradox


  12. Bharath
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    Birthday Paradox – A graph showing the approximate probability of at least two people sharing a birthday amongst a certain number of people.


  13. K. Vijayanth Reddy

    Birthday problem or birthday paradox. Y-Axis is probability of a pair of people having the same birthday when chosen at random from a room containing corresponding X-Axis value of people.


  14. birthday problem or birthday paradox


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