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Buffon's Needle: An Analysis and Simulation

Gives some background on the Buffon needle problem. Has a link to an applet that allows one to simulate dropping a needle1, 10, 100, or 1000 times. One also has control over the length of the needle.
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Date Of Record Creation 2005-05-12 12:07:39
Date Of Record Release 2005-05-13 15:58:14
Date Last Modified 2005-05-13 15:58:14
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Author Name George Reese
Technical Requirements java enabled browser
General Comments Code is downloadable on Macintosh only
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Source Code Available 1
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