The Birthday Problem is demonstrated and explained significantly better in many other places. However, linked is a fun and simple powerpoint slide show illustrating the exponential method of calculating the probabilities. The slide set provides a poignant example on the limitations of intuition, and benefits of math, in complex problem solving.

Distribution Graphics is a .zip file containing .eps*, .ai* & .png formats of the following distributions:

Distribution Tables is a .zip file containing .pdf & excel tables of the above distributions. The distributions were calculated in excel with the cells still containing the formulas used to calculate the tables.

Formulas is a .zip file containing .eps*, .pdf, Word & MathType* formats of the key formulas from the textbook listed below. If you do not have a MathType subscription, open the Word file (WordFormulas.docx) and you can use the formulas with the word equation editor.
*.eps will require adobe illustrator to utilize while MathType requires a mathtype subscription. Formulas are based on the textbook: Essentials of Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft® Office Excel®, 7th Edition, Published by Cengage Learning Authors: David R. Anderson; Dennis J. Sweeney; Thomas A. Williams; Jeffrey D. Camm; James J. Cochran ISBN10: 1337298298 ISBN13: 9781337298292 