What Is The Birthday Paradox? (S1 EP2)

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In episode two, Adam Spencer educates us on the ‘Birthday Paradox,’ through his unique perspective.

It’s a famous mathematical puzzle: in a group of two or more people, what are the odds that a pair would share the same birthday?

For those who are curious about how this works, Spencer walks us through it with a simple explanation. Piece of cake.

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