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Buffon's Needle Problem on Radial Lines

The author computes the probability of a variation of Buffon's needle problem with uniform angular spacing.

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1939
Author(s): 
H. J. Khamis (Wright State University)
Publication Date: 
Friday, June 13, 2008
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
February, 1991
Subject(s): 
Statistics and Probability
Probability
Topic(s): 
Famous Problems, Buffon's Needle
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Rating Count: 
12.00
Rating Sum: 
30.00
Rating Average: 
2.50
Author (old format): 
H. J. Khamis
Applicable Course(s): 
7.2 Probability
Modify Date: 
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Average: 2.5 (12 votes)

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