Monday, August 17, 2009

Math, Marriage, and "Clerks"

Supposedly, given a population of 100 potential mates, the optimal time to stop and settle is after 37 discarded options. It's science! Or math, anyway.

Those familiar with the movie Clerks should find this amusing.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

In a row?

~MJA

Samay said...

But that assumes they all have an equal chance of being the right one. And we all know that some people have a much better chance of being The One than others.