In an email a few days ago I mentioned the wonderful and important TI programs which Barr Von Oehsen has written to parallel Allan Rossman's Minitab Macros. I mentioned that understandable some of them where relatively slow. Barr just emailed saying:
"The simulation programs do take quite awhile to run, but they are designed to be started during the preliminaries section of a topic. For example, I have my students start the SIMSAMP program for simulating the taking a random sample of Reese's Pieces in the preliminaries section of Topic 12. By the time the class has gone through the process of taking random samples by hand, the simulation is complete."
Good point, just about to do that section on Monday....your suggestion will save a lot of time. Thanks,