Pi -- 3.14159 a mathematical constant for the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter
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Buffon's Needle Problem -- a mathematical problem posed by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon in the 1700's asking the probability of a needle lying across two strips of the flooring
MathWorld -- illustration of Buffon's Needle Problem
Buffon's Needle -- JAVA applet demonstrating the problem
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