November 3, 2011

Project 2:Geometric Probability and Buffon's Needle Problem

All activities are held in the Provo High School

Time Event
2:20 - 2:30 pm Welcome remarks
Sandwiches will be served
2:30 - 3:50 pm Group work and hands-on activities with Buffon's needle problem:
  • Project 2.1: Introduction to Geometric Probability
  • Project 2.2: Empirical Approach and Law of Large Numbers
  • Project 2.3: Buffon's Needle Problem
  • 2.3.1. Empirical Approach to Buffon's Needle Problem
  • 2.3.2. Classical Approach to Buffon's Needle Problem
  • Project 2.4: Approximation of \pi
3:50 - 4:20 pm Playing math game:
4:20 - 4:30 PM Short Survey