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In this applet users can play Plinko to develop a better knowledge of statistics. The user can drop balls through a triangular grid of pegs, see the balls random walk through the lattice, and watch t up he histogram of final positions build up and approach the binomial distribution. This simulation is part of a larger collection developed by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET).

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Keywords: Random, binomial distribution, probability, statistics
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created November 16, 2007 by Alea Smith
Record Updated: Aug 18, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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(PhET, Boulder, 2007), WWW Document, (https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/plinko-probability).
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PhET Simulation: Plinko Probability, (PhET, Boulder, 2007), <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/plinko-probability>.
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PhET Simulation: Plinko Probability. (2007, November 16). Retrieved June 18, 2019, from PhET: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/plinko-probability
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PhET. PhET Simulation: Plinko Probability. Boulder: PhET, November 16, 2007. https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/plinko-probability (accessed 18 June 2019).
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PhET Simulation: Plinko Probability. Boulder: PhET, 2007. 16 Nov. 2007. 18 June 2019 <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/plinko-probability>.
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