Follow-up: I found two identical packs of Skittles, among 468 packs with a total of 27,740 Skittles

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Two identical packs of Skittles

Applied mathematics at its… best? After predicting statistically that it would take 400-500 packets of Skittles before you’d expect to find the same permutation of colours, an experiment finds empirical backing for this answer at pack number 464.

Somebody get the Ig Nobel Prize folks on the line.


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