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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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OK, here is my take on Shared Birthdays

Please let me know what you think, and if it can be improved (or corrected!)

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi MathsIsFun,

Looks good and neat to me.

And I also liked the footnote.

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense" - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi MathsIsFun,

The page on probability and chances is well made.

The inferences drawn are interesting. The page is error free, I think.

Commendable work!

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi MIF;

Looks good!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Intriguing!!

**igloo** **myrtilles** **fourmis**

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Thanks good friends.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi MathsIsFun,

Thanks, that's excellent. I particularly like the start with an easier example so the explanation is easier to follow for a student new to probability.

Bob

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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