# Answer to my last blog (random room) ....

### Wednesday, January 16, 2013

And, my patient friends the answer is as follows ...

99% probability is reached with just 57 people, and 50% probability with 23 people. These conclusions are based on the assumption that each day of the year (except February 29) is equally probable for a birthday.

It's a lesser number than I first guessed when asked - just another one of life's interesting quirks