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This applet graphs the Poisson and normal approximations to a specified binomial distribution. The user may select the... see more

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

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

A discussion of what is meant by "understanding" using a simulation of the "Monty Hall" or "Three Doors" problem to... see more

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

Histogram Explorer is a tool for understanding histograms and their statistics

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

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

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

This resource introduces Buffon’s Coin Problem and Buffon’s Need Problem and provides applets to help illustrate the... see more

Grow trees (green dots), then start fire (red dots), and watch destroyed trees (black dots) form a trail behind the fire.

Do simulations for the glamber's ruin problem.

The applet shows the histogram of N replications of the sum of n random variables from a uniform (0,1) distribution. It... see more

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

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

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

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

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

Take random steps left or right or up or down and see how far you get. You won't go far very often.

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

2D Random Walk with no cut-backs and trap avoidance heuristic.

An Illustration of Basic Probability

Explore probablility and normal distribution. Built in Ristretto