Tool: Bertrand's Experiment 


Go to:  http://www.math.uah.edu/stat/applets/BertrandExperiment.xhtml (opens a new window)  
Description:  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. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).  
Technology Type:  Java Applet  
Guide:  User's Guide (opens a new window)  
Authors:  Department 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:  Probability & Statistics  Simulating Experiments, Continuous Random Vars, Geometric Distributions  
