Repo for a script to make rain drops in a field so as to estimate pi.
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Making rain fall in a field so as to estimate pi.

This repo contains some code that simulates rain fall in a square field and counts the number of drops that fall in an inscribed circle so as to estimate pi.


python 500

This returns:

500 drops
pi estimated as:

but also outputs a plot:

500 drops

If we have 100,000 drops we get:

100,000 drops

If we have 1,000,000 drops we get:

1,000,000 drops

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