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Binomial Probability Distribut...

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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This activity details using the TI83 to evaluate binomial distributions, and offers questions for students to test their understanding.
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Pascal's Triangle

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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This Math Images page catalogs an image of Pascal's Triangle along with a basic description, mathematical explanations, and references.
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Math Images Tool: Pascal's Tri...

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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This Flash animation, developed as part of the Math Images project, allows users to explore some of the patterns present in Pascal's Triangle.
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Plinko Probability

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Play Plinko and develop your knowledge of statistics. As the Plinko ball falls, it ricochets down a triangular grid of pegs. See the balls random walk through the lattice. Watch the histogram of final...
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Ball and Urn Experiment

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Simulates drawing balls from an urn, with or without replacement. Specify number of balls, number of red balls, and number drawn. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Binomial Coin Experiment

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates tosses of from 1 to 60 coins with userchosen probability of heads; compiles both number and proportion of heads, with theoretical and empirical distributions. Requires a MathPlayer plugin ...
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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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Open House  PLINKO!

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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 
Tool 

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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) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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 Processes

Continuous Random Vars (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Guides students through exploration of properties of the Poisson and Exponential distributions (applets embedded).
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Bertrand's Experiment

Continuous Random Vars (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Demonstration of the probability that a chord of a circle falls within an inscribed equilateral triangle. Three ways of "randomizing" the chord result in different probability distributions. Require...
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Triangle Experiment

Continuous Random Vars (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Law of Large Numbers Activity

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This is part I of a heterogeneous activity that demonstrates the theory and applications of the Law of Large Numbers (LLN). Part II of this activity contains more examples and diverse experiments.
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Poisson Processes

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Guides students through exploration of properties of the Poisson and Exponential distributions (applets embedded).
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How Random!

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students use simulations and graphs to explore the commonsense notion that repeatedly ﬂipping a coin results in “heads up” about half of the time. First, students simulate an...
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Ball and Urn Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates drawing balls from an urn, with or without replacement. Specify number of balls, number of red balls, and number drawn. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Birthday Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This simulator extends the classic birthday problem: user sets the number of days in a year and the number of people in a room. Birthdays are assigned at random, and the user may examine either disti...
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Chocolate Chip Simulation

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulate random placement of any number of chocolate chips on 100 cookies.
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Coin Toss

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Explore probability concepts by simulating repeated coin tosses.
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Coupon Collector Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The experiment consists of sampling with replacement from the population of m objects until k distinct values are obtained. The number of draws is recorded. This simulation is more general (but less...
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Matching Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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Negative Binomial Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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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

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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