Paths of Balls Bouncing Off Pegs

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Balls are dropped from above a triangular pegboard at certain positions. The paths of the balls through the pegboard vary drastically with even a small difference in initial position. Choose up to five balls, change the difference between the positions of the consecutive balls dropped, vary the number of steps (size of pegboard), or change the vertical or horizontal separation between the pegs.

Contributed by: Abigail Nussey (September 2010)
Based on code by: Oyvind Tafjord
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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