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Approximating Pi by the Monte Carlo Method
This Demonstration approximates using the Monte Carlo method: (1) randomly select points in a square with an inscribed circle; (2) multiply the number of points inside the circle by four; (3) divide by the total number of points in the square.
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Zubeyir Cinkir
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Zubeyir Cinkir
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