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Squaring the circle - statistically speaking

Glaister, P. (1999) Squaring the circle - statistically speaking. Teaching Statistics, 21 (3). pp. 67-69. ISSN 1467-9639

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9639.1999.tb00814.x

Abstract/Summary

A simple relationship is described which connects Buffon's classical needle problem with related problems involving circles, squares and rectangles.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Mathematics and Statistics
ID Code:16678
Uncontrolled Keywords:Teaching; circle; needle and rectangle problems
Publisher:Wiley

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