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Old 2009-10-31, 22:43   #12
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I knew there was an appropriate song somewhere.
Here it is; enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhVXsBn1pOw
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Old 2009-11-04, 20:25   #13
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A needle 2 inches long is dropped at random onto a floor made with wooden boards 2 inches in width, placed side by side. What is the probability that the needle falls across one of the cracks?

Calculus and very basic statistics required
What is the probability that the needles' point would land directly into one of the cracks, causing the needle to stand upright?
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