login
You are not logged in.
search:
AMSER logo



Title: Buffon's Needle: An Analysis and Simulation
Url: http://mste.illinois.edu/users/reese/buffon/buffon.html
Creator: Reese, George
Publisher: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Description: Created by George Reese of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this resource gives some background on the Buffon's needle problem. The site provides a link to an applet that allows one to simulate dropping a needle once, ten times, one-hundred times, or one-thousand times. One also has control over the length of the needle. Aside from the applet, the author provides an introduction, the simplest case, other cases, a brief series of questions and references. This is a nice case study of one statistical problem.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Addresses, essays, lectures
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Mathematics Materials
Reference
Teaching Guides
Format: authorware
html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-02-23 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-16 10:35:01 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 31
Resource URL Clicks: 8
Cumulative Rating: NOT YET RATED
Report a Problem with this Resource Record

Resource Comments

(no comments available yet for this resource)

user login
Username:
Password:
why log in?
Manage your resources
Save, organize, and share resources that you find.

Subscribe to bulletins
Automatically be notified about new resources that match your interests.

It's easy, fast, and FREE!
Have a favorite applied math or science site you want others to know about?

SUGGEST a
NEW RESOURCE
to add to AMSER

Copyright 2014 Internet Scout Resource Metadata
Copyright 2014 Internet Scout
NSF NSDL University of Wisconsin Internet Scout
Leave Feedback
http://amser.org/