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MATH 119 – GOODIES FOR PART 3

Lesson 19: Random Numbers from Uniform Distributions (Excel)

Lessons 20-23 and beyond:

Hints and Statistical Tables

• from Hawkes:

• for z:

Normal distribution applet (play with this)

More websites with z tables and statistical calculators:

http://www.z-table.com (includes a video on how to use tables)

# • (OPTIONAL). Financial applications: Using Excel toFRM: Using Excel to simulate standard random normal variable

Lessons 20-21: Normal Distributions (Excel)

Young Frankenstein

FOR FUN

Lesson 23: Binomial Distributions and Normal Approximations (Excel)

Lesson 23: Applets for Binomial Probabilities and Normal Approximations (Rossman/Chance)

Old site:

Lesson 23: Plinko / Binomial Distributions and Normal Approximations

"The Wall" - a more modern version (but no sliding!)

The Beauty of Pascal's Triangle

The Magic of Pascal's Triangle (Plinko from The Price is Right and Word Jumbles)

See Chaos and Fractals by Peitgen, et al:

http://www.jcu.edu/math/isep/Quincunx/Quincunx.html (This applet's better.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bean_machine (Wikipedia article)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quincunx (Wikipedia article)

Binomial Distribution: Gallery of Binomial Histograms

• BINOMIAL HISTOGRAMS

Binomial Distributions (Produced with Mathematica and Microsoft Word with MathType.)

GREAT BLOG: