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ERIC Number: EJ128357
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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Pie in the Street or How to Calculate Pi from the License Plates in the Parking Lot
Vervoort, Gerardus
Mathematics Teacher, 68, 7, 580-582, Nov 75
Using license plates to generate random number pairs, students can calculate an approximate value for pi. The author views this approach as easier to understand than Buffon's needle. (SD)
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