This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet is a simulation of Bertrand's experiment: a random chord on a circle The event of interest is whether the length of the chord is larger than the length of the inscribed equilateral triangle. Three models for generating the random chord can be used.

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Statistics and Probability
- Material Type:
- Activity/Lab
- Interactive
- Simulation
- Provider:
- University of Alabama in Huntsville
- Provider Set:
- Virtual Laboratories in Probability and Statistics
- Author:
- Kyle Siegrist
- Date Added:
- 02/16/2011