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Open House  PLINKO!

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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Simulate the tumbling of a chip as it bounces down rows of offset pegs in the manner of the game from the American TV game show "The Price Is Right."
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Pascals Triangle

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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Pascal's triangle is a triangular arrangement of numbers corresonding to the probabilities involved in flipping coins, or the number of ways to choose n objects from a group of m indistinguishable obj...
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Pie Chart

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics) 
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Explore percentages and fractions using pie charts.
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Plinko and the Binomial Distri...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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In the Java applet repeated independent Bernoulli trials are represented by a single ball falling through an array of pins. Each time a ball falls onto a pin, it will bounce to the right (i.e. a succe...
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Plop It!

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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See how changing the data in a set affects its mean, median, and mode. Modifying an original creation of The Shodor Education Foundation, this Concord Consortium tool lets you add and delete data grap...
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Poisson Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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This applet allows the user to fix a rate and time interval for a Poisson process (counting the number of occurrences in a fixed time interval). Experimental and theoretical results, including expecte...
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Poker Experiment

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Java applet that simulates poker hands (runs from Mozilla Firefox). Reports experimental and theoretical probabilities on nine different types of hands (5card).
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Poly Fit Applet

NonLinear Relationships (Probability & Statistics) 
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This applet fits the best polynomial of a specified order to the data supplied by the user (least squares method). The maximum allowable polynomial order to be specified is 10 if the number of points...
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Probability

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Generate experimental probability results using a choice of a die, dice, spinner, suits, cards, or coin. Compare the experimental probability results to the theoretical probability.
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Probability Pong

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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In a reprise of the classic Pong arcade game, students have to make quick choices about laws of probability. Fairly highlevel laws involved (independence, conditional probability).
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Probability/Statistics Object ...

General (Probability & Statistics) 
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The Library contains applets and the components of the applets for use by teachers and students of probability and statistics. These objects (both executable files and source code) can be downloaded,...
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Problem of Points Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Demonstrates the probability distribution (theoretical and empirical) for tossing a coin until you get n heads or m tails, whichever comes first. User sets n, m, and probability of heads. Requires M...
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Quincunx

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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A quincunx board starts with 1 pin on the frist row, 2 pins on the second rows, 3 pins on the third row, and so on. Multiple balls are then dropped onto the top pin. As the balls fall to the bottom, t...
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Race Applet

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
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This applet allows the user to simulate a race where the results are based on the roll of a die. The user can determine which player moves forward for a given roll.
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Random Drawing Tool

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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This tool allows users to explore the relationship between theoretical and experimental probabilities. A "box model" is a statistical device that can be used to simulate standard probability experimen...
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Random Walk: 1D

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
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Students learn about randomness and the mean squared distance and how they are related in this applet about taking a random walk in one dimension (along one axis).
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Random Walk: 2D

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
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Learn more about randomness and the mean squared distance and how they are related with this applet about taking a random walk in two dimensions.
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Regression

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Plot a bivariate data set, determine the line of best fit for their data, and then check the accuracy of your line of best fit.
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Rocket Launch

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
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This applet demonstrates independent probabilities through a visual of a threestage rocket. In order for a successful launch to occur, all three stages of the rocket must successfully pass their pre...
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Roulette Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Simulates rolling a roulette wheel. Types of bets are limited, but you can roll multiple times. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Sampling Distributions

General (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Choose from selected or custombuilt distributions; collect thousands of samples to illustrate Central Limit Theorem.
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Say Red

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simulation of a card game in which a player chooses to guess a card is red or pass. Good simulation of hypergeometric probability; cards are dealt without replacement, and the applet reports cumulati...
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Scaling

Scatterplots (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students explore transformations to linearize data.
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Scatterplot

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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A scatterplot can be used to visually represent the relationship between two variables.
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Simple Monty Hall

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Students choose one of three doors to experimentally determine the odds of winning the grand prize behind one of the doors, as in the TV program "Let's Make a Deal."
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