Carson and Diaconis in the NYTimes

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Postby Richard Hatch » 10/03/12 12:04 AM

Here's a link to a math problem discussed by Johnny Carson ("The Birthday Problem"). One of the footnoted references is a paper co-authored by Persi Diaconis. ... -too-yeah/
Great links to Carson shows!
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Postby Jim Martin » 10/03/12 01:44 AM

23 it is.

I remember having to do that birthday problem proof in a high school probability class - it's good to revisit it.

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