Counter-Intuitive Probability: Buffon’s Needle Problem. Pi (π) From Probability!

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A needle of length 1 is randomly dropped on a floor with horizontal lines 2 units apart. What is the probability the needle intersects one of the horizontal lines? The answer might surprise you--it involves the constant π!

14 March 2022 Edit: 14 March 2022

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