Central Limit Theorem Applet
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|R. Todd Ogden; Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina|
|An applet that demonstrates the central limit theorem using simulated dice-rolling experiments. An "experiment" consists of rolling a certain number of dice (1-5 dice are available in this applet) and adding the number of spots showing. This experiment is "performed" repeatedly, keeping track of the number of times each outcome is observed. These outcomes are plotted in the form of a histogram. According to the Central Limit Theorem, if the number of dice rolled is not too small, the histogram's shape should resemble that of the "bell-shaped curve" when the experiment is repeated many times.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Web Interactive/Java|
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