The answer is probably e, π, or root 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)


A number of probabilistic experiments are described to estimate e, π, and root 2 , with results from computer simulations being used to illustrate convergence. Possible classroom exercises and extensions are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Volumenot kn
Early online date20 Dec 2016
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 20 Dec 2016



  • probability
  • mathematics education

Cite this