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[Shiny App] Random Variable... [Shiny App] Random Variable Generation

The Probability Integral Transform and the Accept-Reject Algorithm are two methods for generating a random variable with... see more

[Shiny App] Gambler's Ruin

The Gamblerâ€™s Ruin is a well-known problem that can be used to illustrate a variety of probability concepts. Two players... see more

Ozone Plant Growth Applet

Students record biomass of plants grown with and without exposure to ozone. Students then use Excel to test for a... see more

The Central Limit Theorem: How to... The Central Limit Theorem: How to Tame Wild Populations

Using a parameter it's possible to represent a property of an entire population with a single number instead of millions... see more

A small effect size can make a large... A small effect size can make a large difference

This applet demonstrates that even a "small" effect can be important under some circumstances. Applicants from two groups... see more

Statistical Simulations in Excel

A library of interactive applets to be used by students independently or in lecture to teach many probability and... see more

Decision Visualizer

Forget about looking up critical z-, t-, Chi-square and F-values in tables. The DecisionVisualizer computes exact values... see more

Making Sense of Understanding: The... 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

Buffon's Needle

This applet provides a simulation of Buffon's Needle experiement.Â Â A needle of length 1 being dropped at random on a... see more

Introduction to Probability Models

This applet from Java Demos for Probability and Statistics introduces the concept ofÂ the random variable andÂ its... see more

Simulating Binomial Distribution

This applet simulates drawing samples from a binomial distribution.Â  Users set the population proportion, sample size,... see more

The Gamma Distribution

This resource introduces the gamma distribution and provides an applet to help illustrate the concept.

Buffon's Problems

This resource introduces Buffonâ€™s Coin Problem and Buffonâ€™s Need Problem and provides applets to help illustrate the... see more

This site contains an interactive applet illustarting Monty Hall problem as well as a page describing the history of... see more

Distribution and Quantile Functions

This resource introduces distribution functions and their basic properties, relation to denstiy functions, reliability,... see more

The Binomial, Normal, and Poisson... 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

The Gambler's Ruin Problem

Do simulations for the glamber's ruin problem.

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... see more

Monte Carlo

Shockwave simulation illustrates the relationship between chance and probability/statistics by rolling dice and tracking... see more

Binomial Distribution

Marbles bounce down an array of pegs. The resulting binomial distribution is displayed graphically in real time. A... see more

StaTable for Java

StaTable for Java provides immediate access to the twenty-five most commonly used statistical distributions. With just a... see more

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.

Lottery Game (Mathematics,... Lottery Game (Mathematics, Statistics)

Flip coins to see if you can beat the odds.

Ant Hill (Probability, Statistics,... Ant Hill (Probability, Statistics, Mathematics)

Ants running out of an anthill moving randomly create a series of patterns.