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Matching Problem

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simulates drawing randomly from two identical sets, without replacement, and records the number of matches. Choose from 6sided dice, 42tile Mahjong sets, or 52card decks.
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Negative Binomial Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simulates counting number of Bernoulli trials until "k" successes occur (if k = 1, result is Geometric distribution). Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Open House  PLINKO!

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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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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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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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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Probability

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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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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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

Simulating Experiments (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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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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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

Samples and Experiments (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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Spinners

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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This virtual manipulative can be used to teach about chance and random choices. you. You may: spin the spinner; name areas of the spinner; change the colors used
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Stick or Switch

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This probability game is an electronic version of the old TV game show Let's Make a Deal which was hosted by Monty Hall.
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The Birthday Problem

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simulation of the probability of a group of size n having all different birthdays.
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Traffic Light

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simulates a car driving down a street with random traffic lights; user sets number of lights. Number of stops per trip is recorded.
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Traffic Light Applet

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Experiment with probabilities of stopping under various conditions: number of traffic lights, slow or fast speed.
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Triangle Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simulates the probability that a stick broken into three pieces at random forms a triangle. Fairly sophisticated display (and discussion). Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Rolling Two Dice: Distribution...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
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Visualize statistical phenomena using this tool to roll two dice. The distribution of the sum is displayed.
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Statistics Table Calculator

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
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This is a statistics table calculator that allows you to compute probabilities from zscores and tscores and vice versa. There is also a chisquared calculator. It's much faster and more accurate tha...
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Virtual Coin Toss

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Find out whether there are more heads or tails when you toss a coin 100 times, 1000 times, 10,000 times, or more. This tool records your current experiment and the cumulative results of previous tosse...
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Mathematica Pearls: The Monty ...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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This Mathematica Notebook allows the user to run simulations of the standard Monty Hall Problem ("There are two cows and a new car hidden behind three curtains. You choose one curtain, and Monty open...
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The Random BallPicking Machin...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Shockwave 
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Predict the likelihood that a colored ball gets randomly selected out of a bowl. Then pull a lever to pick a ball at random, keeping track of which color comes out, and comparing the result with what ...
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Wait for a Date

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Sketchpad 
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Students use Sketchpad to simulate a probability problem and then calculate a precise probability by reasoning about their model. The link to the tool begins downloading the zip file WaitForADate....
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Heads and Tails

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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How many times do you have to flip a coin to get at least one head and one tail?
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