The dating math problem
I can do this by working from the definition of "half-life": in the given amount of time (in this case, hours.
I do not have the decay constant but, by using the half-life information, I can find it.
The problem has been studied extensively in the fields of applied probability, statistics, and decision theory.
It is also known as the marriage problem, the sultan's dowry problem, the fussy suitor problem, the googol game, and the best choice problem.
The imbalance has spilled over into the post-college dating scene.