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If there are 85 students in a statistics class and we assume that there are 365 days in a year, what is the probability that at least two students in the class have the same birthday (assuming birthdays are distributed independently)?
A) (85/365)* (84/364)
B) (1/365)* (1/364)
C) 1- (85!/365!)
D) 1- (365!/ 280! (365^85))
E) 1- (85!/(365^85))
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11 Apr 2011, 09:52
sdas wrote:
If there are 85 students in a statistics class and we assume that there are 365 days in a year, what is the probability that at least two students in the class have the same birthday (assuming birthdays are distributed independently)?
A) (85/365)* (84/364)
B) (1/365)* (1/364)
C) 1- (85!/365!)
D) 1- (365!/ 280! (365^85))
E) 1- (85!/(365^85))

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