But it turns out that there is a pretty simple mathematical rule that tells you how long you ought to search, and when you should stop searching and settle down.
The math problem is known by a lot of names – “the secretary problem,” “the fussy suitor problem,” “the sultan’s dowry problem” and “the optimal stopping problem.” Its answer is attributed to a handful of mathematicians but was popularized in 1960, when math enthusiast Martin Gardner wrote about it in .
For example, let’s say there is a total of 11 potential mates who you could seriously date and settle down with in your lifetime.
One of the first free dating apps on the scene, Zoosk is integrated with Facebook and Google , which makes it even easier to sign up and start searching for your match.
Not only does Zoosk have a free app for i Phone and Android, but it also has a free Facebook-specific app, allowing you to choose which one works best for your needs.
If you make a match, you can commence Instagram- or Facebook-stalking to learn more — at least that’s what we do.
We're here to help you with that first step: Figuring out which dating app is worth your homescreen space in the first place.