# The Counter-Intuitive Birthday Problem in Mathematics

*The birthday problem in* *math tells us that if there are at least 23 people in a given setting, the likelihood of two of them sharing the same birthday is over 50%. *This possibility is as likely as a tossed coin landing on heads. In fact, if there are 60 or more people in a given setting, there is a 99% chance that you will meet someone who shares…

*The birthday problem in*

*math tells us that if there are at least 23 people in a given setting, the likelihood of two of them sharing the same birthday is over 50%.*