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Pi Toss - Science Snack Activity

Randomly toss some toothpicks, with pi as your reward.

Published:   March 4, 2019
Total Running Time:   00:01:15

Asked to get an estimate for the famed mathematical constant pi (π), you might do what the ancient Greeks did: Divide the circumference of a circle by its diameter. Here you can estimate pi by a less conventional method: the random tossing of toothpicks.

 


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