The Galton Board is math in motion, demonstrating centuries-old mathematical concepts in a modern compact device. It incorporates Sir Francis Galton’s illustration of the binomial distribution, which, for a large number of beads approximates the normal distribution. It also superimposes Pascal’s Triangle, which is the triangular array of binomial coeeficients. The binomial coefficient positioned at a given peg counts the number of different paths a bead could take to travel from the top peg to that peg. The Fibonacci numbers can be found as the sums of certain diagonals in the array.
Available with red or green disc.