Scratch version of Pi estimation

I already went over a Monte Carlo method for estimating Pi - you know, for Pi-Day (March 14). Well, here is a small addition. This is the same thing done in Scratch.

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If you create an account on Scratch, you can download the code of any project. I like Scratch.

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@jg,

Sorry about that - I was sort of worried about that app autorunning. I have replaced it with picture and a link to the scratch website. Hope that fixes it.

@ToSeek,

My wife found the same thing - I suspect it is a problem with Scratch's random number generator. I could be wrong though.

WOW! This is the first time I've heard of Scratch. I teach algebra to 8th graders and this is exactly the kind of tool I've been looking for. The possibilities are overwhelming. Thanks for the tip!