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Nicholas Exner; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)  
A Java applet that estimates the value of pi by firing random data points at a circle inscribed within a square. The probability of a data point landing within the circle is a ratio of the circle's area to the area of the square.  


Levels:  High School (912) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Lesson Plans and Activities, Web Interactive/Java 
Math Topics:  Probability 
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