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The St. Basil's Cake Problem

A Buffon Needle-type problem for a coin dropped onto a sectioned circle is analyzed.
Old Node ID: 
3452
MSC Codes: 
97K50
Author(s): 
Christina Savvidou (University of Cyprus)
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
February, 2005
Subject(s): 
Elementary Probability
Probability
Statistics and Probability
Topic(s): 
Famous Problems, Buffon's Needle
Famous Problems, Other
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Rating Count: 
5.00
Rating Sum: 
15.00
Rating Average: 
3.00
Applicable Course(s): 
7.2 Probability
Modify Date: 
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Average: 3 (5 votes)

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