Random events

United States, 1962

Film
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Patterson Hume and Donald Ivey demonstrate how the overall effect of a large number of random events can be predicted statistically, and apply the results to the predicability of radioactive decay.

Credits

director

John Friedman

producer

Kevin Smith

production company

Physical Sciences Study Committee

Educational Services

Language

English

Duration

00:30:32:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27751

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mathematics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radioactive decay

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Random variables

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Statistics

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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