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Author:Eric Hiob, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Description: Instructions for building a pinball table that demonstrates Pascal's Triangle. Also, notes on the Travelling Salesman Problem; Finding Areas Using the Monte Carlo Method; Important Numbers (pi and e); the Inside or Outside Problem; and the Roller Coaster or Brachistochrone Problem. With links to other famous mathematical problems and trivia.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: e, Pi, Patterns/Relationships, Algorithms, Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Conic Sections and Circles, Statistics

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