Fun with Probability!
The Probable Pen in the Cereal Box
Results as of May 6, 3:00 pm CST
Over the 1000 mark, we have collectively purchased more than 16,000 boxes of cereal! Click here to see a list of submissions so far. Also, see the comments page. (Check out one enchanting anecdote.) Also, a new graph of pen distribution. Our statistics to date:
And our latest histogram (this shows the distribution of rolls for the 47 reporting classes):
Don't forget to check out the registrant information (it even has some 3-D graphs!). Also, for a history of results pages, check out the results index.
We now have a new graph. The following bar chart shows the distribution of pens by color. Notice that each pen is (approximately) equally likely to be found in the cereal box.
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