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    What is the probability that at least 2 of the 435 members of the House of Representatives have the same birthday?

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    The probability is 1. The answer lies in the pigeonhole theorem.
    Even with a leap year, you have more "pigeons" (members) than "holes" ...

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    This shows how to use the pigeonhole theorem of probability.

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