Quantcast

A community for students.

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

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?

  • This Question is Closed
  1. Yttrium
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    I think it is 1/366

  2. mameadows
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    how did you come to that?

  3. Yttrium
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    how many birthday does a person has? Only one, right?

  4. mameadows
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    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
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    oh i'm sorry. i thought in just 1980

  6. mameadows
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    lol no problem... I am not sure I am interpreting it correctly anyway

  7. Yttrium
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    lol i thought it's just the same 1/366

  8. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.