The answer is probably e, π, or root 2

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Abstract

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.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1-6
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Volumenot kn
Early online date20 Dec 2016
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Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 20 Dec 2016

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The answer is probably e, π, or root 2. / McCartney, Mark.

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