** 06.18d. The Birthday Problem. ** Professor Diaconis
came to give a Patten Lecture here this spring, and I've been referring to every since.
One of his lectures took the birthday problem as a starting point.
Philip J. Erdelsky has a good page on
it, and he state its essence:
The probability that at least two of N people have the same birthday rises above 0.5
when N=23.

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