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Dice Game

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Roll dice to remove chips from the board. What pattern of chips clears the board most quickly?
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Directable Fire!!

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Fire!!

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Frequency Distribution Applet

Sampling Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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The applet calculates the event space of throwing sixsided dice and tossing coins. The user can select any number of dice up to a maximum of 4 and similarly any number of coins up to a maximum of 10...
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Galton Board Experiment

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Visual simulation of a binomial experiment (similar to "Plinko"). User can control number of rows (150) and the probability of the marker falling to the right of each peg. Requires a MathPlayer plug...
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Gambler's Ruin Simulation

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Simulate a game of chance between the gambler of finite means and the bank, which cannot go bankrupt. Vary the starting amounts and the target amount to win.
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Generalized Monty Hall

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students choose one of "n" 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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Hamlet Happens

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Verify that rare events happen by drawing letters from a box.
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Introduction to Probability Mo...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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In the following applet, the sample histogram for the random variable X, the sum of the values showing on the dice, is plotted. The red plot shows the expected number of occurences of X, calculated as...
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Lottery Applet: Coin Toss

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
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This applet simulates a coin toss. It will toss a coin until a set number of the same side is tossed in a row. Students can also try to guess if the next toss will result in a head or a tail. It shows...
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Matching Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
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In a permutation of n objects, a match occurs if the k'th object is numbered k. This simulation counts the number of matches in a random permutation. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Monty's Dilemma: The Three Doo...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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One of three doors has a prize hidden behind it. Determine the probability of finding the prize if you stick with your original door or if you switch.
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Negative Binomial Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (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!

Binomial Distributions (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) 
Java Applet 
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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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Plinko and the Binomial Distri...

Binomial Distributions (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

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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)+ 
Java Applet 
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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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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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Problem of Points Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (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

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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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

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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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) 
Java Applet 
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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) 
Java Applet 
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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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