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danielle02
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Find the probability of selecting 2 people at random who were born in the same month
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
danielle02 Group Title
Find the probability of selecting 2 people at random who were born in the same month
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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NotTim Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
within what range? there's high possibility in a group of 25 people
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The probability is 1/12. Say you choose 2 people: person A and person B If person A was born in october for example, then person B has 12 months to choose from in terms of which month s/he was born in. Only one month will match with person's A month of birth. So that's why the probability is 1/12.
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xxfreshboy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
He's exactly right There are 12 months in one year and randomly you chose one month so therefore the chances are 1/12. But since there are two people person A has a probability of 1/12 and person B has probability of 1/12.To find out the probability that both are both in the same month multiply the two probabilities and you get 1/144. so therefore answer is 1 out 144 chances there born in the same month! Hope I helped :D
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no, it's just 1/12, not 1/144
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danielle02 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks for the help guys
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