3-Column PLINKO Simulation 

Run the PLINKO simulation program 4 times for each starting slot A, B, C, and random starting slot.  Enter 100 as your number of trials Record your data. 

Your data:  Starting Slot A.  Record the number corresponding to each ending slot.

 

# of trials

A

B

C

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

Totals

400

 

 

 

Combine your data with the other students on your  row:

Your  rows data:   Starting slot A.

Name

# of trials

A

B

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

Now combine your rows data with the other class members data:  Organize by row. 

Class data:  Starting Slot A

Row #

# of trials

A

B

C

Row 1

 

 

 

 

Row 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

Find the following experimental probabilities for each of the three stages:

P(A | A)~ ________         P(B|A)~  _______           P(C|A)~ __________                    

Compare your experimental probabilities with the theoretical probabilities: 

P(A|A) ~ 0.375     P(B|A)~ 0.5     P(C|A) ~ 0.125


Your data:  Starting Slot B.  Record the number corresponding to each ending slot.

 

# of trials

A

B

C

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

Totals

400

 

 

 

Combine your data with the other students on your  row:

 Your  rows data:   Starting slot B.

Name

# of trials

A

B

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

Now combine your rows data with the other class members data:  Organize by row. 

Class data:  Starting Slot B

Row #

# of trials

A

B

C

Row 1

 

 

 

 

Row 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

Find the following experimental probabilities for each of the three stages:

P(A | B)~ ______            P(B|B)~______           P(C|B)~______                 

Compare your experimental probabilities with the theoretical probabilities: 

P(A|B) ~ 0.25     P(B|B) ~ 0.5     P(C|B) ~ 0.25



Your data:  Starting Slot C.  Record the number corresponding to each ending slot.

 

# of trials

A

B

C

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

Totals

400

 

 

 

Combine your data with the other students on your  row:

Your  rows data:   Starting slot C.

Name

# of trials

A

B

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

Now combine your rows data with the other class members data:  Organize by row. 

Class data:  Starting Slot C

Row #

# of trials

A

B

C

Row 1

 

 

 

 

Row 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

Find the following experimental probabilities for each of the three stages:

P(A | C)                   P(B|C)                 P(C|C)                   

Compare your experimental probabilities with the theoretical probabilities:

P(A|C) ≈ 0.125     P(B|C) ≈ 0.5     P(C|C) ≈ 0.375


Your data:  Random Starting Slot.  Record the number corresponding to each ending slot.

 

# of trials

A

B

C

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

Totals

400

 

 

 

Combine your data with the other students on your  row:

Your  rows data:   Random Starting Slot.

Name

# of trials

A

B

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

Now combine your rows data with the other class members data:  Organize by row.

Class data:  Random Starting Slot

Row #

# of trials

A

B

C

Row 1

 

 

 

 

Row 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

 

Find the following experimental probabilities for each of the three stages:

P(A)~______             P(B)~______           P(C)~______             

Compare your experimental probabilities with the theoretical probabilities: 

P(A) ~ 0.25     P(B) ~ 0.5     P(C) ~ 0.375


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