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Buffon's Needle Estimate of Pi (Mathematics)

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Discussion of a technique for estimating pi, by dropping a needle between parallel lines.
Material Type: Presentation
Date Added to MERLOT: June 29, 1997
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 10, 2011
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Send email to g-reese@uiuc.edu
Submitter: Jim Spohrer
Keywords: Numerical Mathematics, Pi, geometrical probability

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
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Language: English
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