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Challenge #140: Prove the Birthday Paradox!

Meteor

Here is my solution - this was a fun one!

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Meteoroid

Here is mine!

 

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Alteryx Certified Partner

My solution :)

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Asteroid

Hi! This was a tough one! Here my solution :) :) ;)

 

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I solved it with a iterative macro for the 1000 cases...inside another iterative macro for the 49 different sample sizes :)

to reach 75% we need 33 people

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Bolide

There is probably an easier way to do this, but got a solution.

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Alteryx Certified Partner

Good one, think that I'll be using Generate Rows more often now rather than brute force; very elegant.

 

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Asteroid

I took a slightly different approach to this problem. Since I am more familiar with iterations or loops in python, I used the python tool to solve this problem.

 

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Meteor

Solved. My first time using a macro (and exporting a package)! =)