Calculating Pi with Darts

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Pi can be calculated using a random sample of darts thrown at a square and circle target. The problem with this method lies in attempting to throw “randomly.” We explored different ways to overcome our errors.

A million thanks to Derek Muller of Veritasium for his help with this video. Also a huge thank you to Dan, Virginia, Lara and Cyrus for providing a yard.

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