Buffon's Needle
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Paul Kunkel  
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 (912), College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Problems/Puzzles 
Math Topics:  Probability 
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