Clean Tile Problem

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Buffon studied the clean tile game for various tilings, in which players bet on how many tiles are partly covered by a thrown coin. Assume that the coin is not too big to fit on a single tile. In this simulation, the observed frequencies of the number of touched tiles are compared with the theoretical values.

Contributed by: Jacqueline D. Wandzura and Stephen M. Wandzura (March 2011)
Based on work by: Eric W. Weisstein
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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