Here’s something wacky: In a room of 23 people, there is a 50% chance that two of those people have the same birthday. In a room of 75 people, there is a 99.9% of there being a set of birthday twins. You might think I’m crazy, but this is very true. This is an example of the birthday paradox. (more…)
Tag Archive: Magical Math
Over the summer, my family adopted a puppy Maltipoo (Maltese + Poodle). He was almost 8 weeks old when we brought him home, but I wanted to know exactly how old my cutie-pawtooty was. This got me thinking about how dog years are calculated.