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Tool: Coupon Collector Problem
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Go to: http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~susan/surprise/Collector.html (opens a new window)
Description: Simulates drawing from a fixed set, with replacement, until all items of the set are drawn (also known as "cereal box problem"). User may choose from 6-sided die, 42 Mahjong tiles, or 52 playing cards.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Susan Holmes
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Activity: Probability by surprise
Courses: Math 7 Simulations
Probability & Statistics Simulating Experiments, Randomness

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Reviewer: Craig, Aug 9 2005 11:31:11:610PM
What did students learn? Students used the applets to see how simulation could be used to estimate probabilities
Recommended for: Probability & Statistics: Samples and Experiments
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