## Math menagerieTwenty-five experiments with simple, inexpensive materials demonstrate various mathematical principles. |

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### Contents

BEFORE YOU START x | 1 |

PART ONE Probability 1 Pascals Probability Pinball | 3 |

Toss a Coin | 9 |

Copyright | |

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