ERIC Number: EJ320273
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Probability and Computers: Simulate, Then Analyze.
Lappan, Glenda; Winter, M. J.
Creative Computing, v11 n6 p70-72 Jun 1985
Presents four probability problems, their simulations, and analyses. The first illustrates a discrete situation for which it is possible to list the sample space. The second and third are continuous--the number of possible outcomes is infinite. The last is discrete with a surprising continuous extension question which leads to l/e. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Computer Programs
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