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View Resource Analysis Tool for 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.

http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/users/reese/buffon/buffon.html
View Resource Analysis Tool: Stock Exchange Game

This activity allows the user to experiment with expected values by changing probabilities and payoffs for two people buying stocks, repeating the experiment up to 100 times. There are links to discussion topics and activities related to the applet.

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/stock/index.h...
View Resource Analysis Tool: t-Test for Correlated Samples

This calculator returns the value of t for the difference between the means of two correlated samples, for sample sizes up to 10. Users are prompted for sample size as the page opens. It will also calculate various summary statistics for the two samples.

http://faculty.vassar.edu/lowry/t_corr_stats.html
View Resource Analysis Tool: The Confidence Interval for Two Independent Proportions

This page will calculate the lower and upper limits of the 95% confidence interval for the difference between two independent proportions, according to two methods described by Robert Newcombe, both derived from a procedure outlined by E.B.Wilson in 1927. The first method uses the Wilson procedure without a correction for continuity; the second uses the Wilson procedure with a correction for...

http://faculty.vassar.edu/lowry/prop2_ind.html
View Resource Blindfold Climbers

This article, in a series, describes a game, which tests opposing strategies through aspects of experiemental design.

http://rsscse-edu.org.uk/tsj/bts/greenfield/text.html
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