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mameadows

  • 2 years ago

if you are told that a randomly selected person was born in the 1980's, what is the probability of guessing his/her exact birth date?

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  1. Yttrium
    • 2 years ago
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    I think it is 1/366

  2. mameadows
    • 2 years ago
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    how did you come to that?

  3. Yttrium
    • 2 years ago
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    how many birthday does a person has? Only one, right?

  4. mameadows
    • 2 years ago
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    yes, but there are 365 days in a year and since it says "in the 1980's" we are looking at 10 years...

  5. Yttrium
    • 2 years ago
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    oh i'm sorry. i thought in just 1980

  6. mameadows
    • 2 years ago
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    lol no problem... I am not sure I am interpreting it correctly anyway

  7. Yttrium
    • 2 years ago
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    lol i thought it's just the same 1/366

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