29 mars 2016

Math Geek Mom: Women’s History Month

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Rosemarie Emanuele. I recall a Statistics text book that presented a question about probability, asking what was what the chance of a randomly selected person having a birthday in the month of March. Immediately after posing this question, they followed it up by specifying that all the months have the same number of days in them, probably because the original question had an intrinsic flaw in not recognizing this. Read more...

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