Tool: Buffon's Coin Experiment 


Go to:  http://www.math.uah.edu/stat/applets/BuffonCoinExperiment.xhtml (opens a new window)  
Description:  Simulates the probability of a coin, dropped at random on a checkerboard, landing fully within a square. Radius of coin can be adjusted. Requires a (free) MathPlayer plugin.  
Technology Type:  Java Applet  
Guide:  User's Guide (opens a new window)  
Authors:  Dept. of Mathematical Sciences University of Alabama at Huntsville 

Language:  English  
Cost:  Does not require payment for use  
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Tool:  Probability/Statistics Object Library  
Courses:  Math 7  Simulations  
Geometry  Geometric probability  
Probability & Statistics  Simulating Experiments, Randomness, Geometric Distributions  
