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Tying Up Loose Ends with Probability

The author describes an in-class experiment with strings being tied to form loops. The probability of the possible number of loops is examined.

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926
Author(s): 
Cathy Liebars (College of New Jersey)
Publication Date: 
Friday, October 21, 2005
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
November, 1997
Subject(s): 
Numbers and Computation
Arithmetic
Decimals
Topic(s): 
Discrete Distributions, Other
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Rating Count: 
23.00
Rating Sum: 
72.00
Rating Average: 
3.13
Author (old format): 
Cathy Liebars
Applicable Course(s): 
2.7 Finite Math
6.1 Probability & Statistics
Modify Date: 
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Average: 3.2 (23 votes)

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