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This applet is designed to approximate the value of Pi. It accomplishes this purpose by firing random data points at a circle inscribed within a square. The probability of a data point landing within the circle is a ratio of the circle's area to the area of the square.
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Relation http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/activity/estpi/EstPi.txt
Source http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/java/
Email Address exner@uiuc.edu
Date Of Record Creation 2005-05-12 12:29:39
Date Of Record Release 2005-05-13 15:56:36
Date Last Modified 2005-05-13 15:56:36
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Author Name Nicholas Exner
Author Organization University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Technical Requirements Java enabled browser
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