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Buffon's Needle Problem
Toss a box of
N
needles onto a floor with parallel lines. Count the number of hits—that is, the number of times that a needle crosses a line. This turns out to be a method for estimating
.
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Ed Pegg Jr
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Eric W. Weisstein
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Contributed by:
Ed Pegg Jr
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Eric W. Weisstein
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