A certain collage class has 40 students. All the students in the class are known to be from 17 through 34 years of age. You want to make a bet that the class contains at least x students of the same age. How large can you make x and yet be sure to win your bet?
How large you can make and yet to be sure to win your bet that is at least students are of the same age.
There are students in the college and they are from the age of to years of age.
Using the pigeonhole principle- the pigeonhole principle states that there must be at least one box which will contain two or more objects if objects are put in boxes.
The pigeonhole principle can be expressed mathematically as , where is the number of pigeons and is the number of pigeonholes.
In the above problem and let us suppose which is in betweenthe age of to years
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