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The Binomial, Normal, and Poisson Distributions Compared

This applet graphs the Poisson and normal approximations to a specified binomial distribution. The user may select the... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: R. F. Barrow
Date Added: Feb 02, 2003 Date Modified: Oct 21, 2013
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Making Sense of Understanding: The Three Doors of Serendip

A discussion of what is meant by "understanding" using a simulation of the "Monty Hall" or "Three Doors" problem to... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Laura Cyckowski, Paul Grobstein
Date Added: Feb 08, 2009 Date Modified: Jun 06, 2013
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Monty Hall Paradox

This site contains an interactive applet illustarting Monty Hall problem as well as a page describing the history of Monty... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Adriano Garsia
Date Added: Jun 14, 2006 Date Modified: Feb 20, 2010
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Normal Probability Tool

A simple to use JAVA applet that finds Normal probabilities. Simply set mu, sigma, upper and lower scores. Normal Tool shows... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Thomas Malloy
Date Added: Jul 26, 2000 Date Modified: Oct 21, 2013
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Peer review 4 rating
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Histogram Explorer

Histogram Explorer is a tool for understanding histograms and their statistics
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Eric Scheide
Date Added: May 27, 1997 Date Modified: Jun 19, 2014
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Peer review 4.25 rating
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Discussion (3 Comments)
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Simulating Binomial Distribution

This applet simulates drawing samples from a binomial distribution.  Users set the population proportion, sample size,... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Beth Chance, Allan Rossman
Date Added: Oct 09, 2006 Date Modified: Jun 23, 2008
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Peer review 4.25 rating
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Binomial Distribution

Marbles bounce down an array of pegs. The resulting binomial distribution is displayed graphically in real time. A control... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Becky Kinney
Date Added: Dec 17, 2000 Date Modified: Jun 05, 2013
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Peer review 4 rating
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Forest Fires and Percolation

Grow trees (green dots), then start fire (red dots), and watch destroyed trees (black dots) form a trail behind the fire.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Sergy Buldyrev, Anna Umansky
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Aug 23, 2012
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Peer review 4 rating
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Lottery Game (Mathematics, Statistics)

Flip coins to see if you can beat the odds.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Paul Trunfio
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Jun 06, 2011
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Peer review 4 rating
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The Gauss Distribution

The applet shows the histogram of N replications of the sum of n random variables from a uniform (0,1) distribution. It also... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Petra Oberhuemer, Franz Embacher
Date Added: Dec 04, 2002 Date Modified: Jun 06, 2011
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