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.

Date Of Record Creation | 2005-05-12 12:29:00 |
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Date Last Modified | 2005-05-13 15:56:00 |

Date Of Record Release | 2005-05-13 15:56:00 |

Source | http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/java/ |

Relation | http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/activity/estpi/EstPi.txt |

Email Address | exner@uiuc.edu |

Date Issued | 1998 |

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Author Name | Nicholas Exner |

Author Organization | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |

Technical Requirements | Java enabled browser |

Source Code Available | 1 |

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