Thumb Tack probability
by: Fred M (over 8 years ago)

Description

Toss a thumb tack onto the table. Does it land point-up or point-down?

What happens if you do this lots of times... what do you expect is the ratio of point-up vs. point-down lands?

You can do this with five or ten tacks at once.

Enter two rows of data: result and count for each of the two possibilities.

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Thumb Tack probability

Project #1441 on iSENSEProject.org

Description

Toss a thumb tack onto the table. Does it land point-up or point-down?

What happens if you do this lots of times... what do you expect is the ratio of point-up vs. point-down lands?

You can do this with five or ten tacks at once.

Enter two rows of data: result and count for each of the two possibilities.

Fields
Name Units Type of Data
Count
None
Number
Result
Text

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