Calculate Pi by throwing Frozen Hotdogs !


Did you know you can Calculate Pi by throwing Frozen Hotdogs !

Neither did I until recently.

But better than that is that you don’t need to go to the freezer to get the Hotdogs, you can do it all in Excel.

I recently wrote a post detailing how to develop a model to calculate Pi by simulating throwing hotdogs using Excel.

Hotdog

You can read about the Excel techniques used to make this simulation here: http://www.excelhero.com/blog/2014/11/calculate-pi-by-throwing-hotdogs.html

 

 

 

 

 

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3 Responses to “Calculate Pi by throwing Frozen Hotdogs !”

  1. Derk says:

    Well done! Thank you for both an interesting workbook and the accompanying explanation at the linked site.

  2. joseph says:

    this is so cool, thanks for sharing

  3. […] To mark the occasion I have set up a spreadsheet to calculate pi by drawing random lines, based on blog posts by Excel Hero and Hui at Chandoo.org […]

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