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Bean Machine; demonstrating Central Limit Theorem


During searching for some material related to Gauss I came through this interesting machine called Bean Machine.  Following Image is from the Wikipedia.

Bean Machine; From Wikipedia

Bean Machine

The idea is that balls dropped from top and gets randomly moved as they bounce off from the pins. Finally after the end of the  pins the are collected by one of the bins. After sufficient number of balls have been dropped the Bell Shape starts to appear, made by the height of how many balls are in each bin.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bean_machine

However this more interesting figure has been taken from the Wikipedia’s Normal Distribution article entry.