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Getting e from Randomness
In a running average, the sum of
trials is divided by
. If you select
real numbers between 0 and 1 until the total exceeds 1, the running average of
approaches
, shown here as a solid purple line.
Contributed by:
Ed Pegg Jr
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Getting e from Randomness
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Ed Pegg Jr
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