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Eric Hiob, British Columbia Institute of Technology  
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 (68), High School (912), 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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