Geometric Distributions and the Birthday Paradox: Crash Course Statistics #16

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It's your birthday! But, maybe other people's, too. An illuminating video describes how to apply geometric probability distributions in real-world situations. It then reveals how probability helps explain the birthday paradox.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class compare birthdays and consider the birthday paradox
Classroom Considerations

  • 16th video in the Crash Course Statistics playlist, scholars should have knowledge of probability distributions from the previous video
  • Learners must have familiarity with basic probability
Pros

  • Examples are beneficial in understanding concepts
  • Interesting animations are engaging and hold viewer interest
Cons

  • None
Common Core