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Buffon's Needle

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Author:Paul Kunkel
Description: An investigation of the problem: Consider a plane, ruled with equidistant parallel lines, where the distance between the lines is D. A needle of length L is tossed onto the plane. What is the probability that the needle intersects one or more lines?

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Probability

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