# Thread: big pigeon hole question

1. ## big pigeon hole question

show that if there are 100,000,000 wage earners in the United states who earn less than 1,000,000 dollars, then there are two who earned exactly the same amount of money, to the penny .

2. 100,000,000 working people are the pigeons and 1,000,000 is the possible wages which is holes. Now use pigeonhole.