The first equation can also be understood more simply as the total number of possible pairings, minus the number of straight ones. To avoid double counting the possible couples, we therefore need to divide that total by 2. I often find my mind wandering while sat watching soaps with my other half. By this standard, 14 is the minimum dating age. The median first marriage age is
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Blag Store About. I did some analysis of this with the Census Bureau numbers just last weekend. This article was posted 10 September by Justin Hileman, and is filed under misc, creepiness, dating, math and xkcd. As you get older, fewer of these will be single.