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    Buffon’s needle was the earliest problem in geometric probability to be solved; it can be solved using integral geometry. The solution, in the case where the needle length is not greater than the width of the strips, can be used to design a Monte Carlo method for approximating the number ?, although that was not the original motivation for de Buffon’s question.

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