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This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet simulates Buffon's needle experiment and the corresponding approximation of pi. The event of interest is that the needle crosses a crack. The length of the needle can be varied. The applet illustrates a random experiment, the sample space, random variables, probability, and relative frequency.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111219102514520T,Virtual Laboratories,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-111-980,NSDL

    Language:

    English

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