Quantum Dice

QDice is getting popular.  When I posted this, the queue time was 8 seconds.  But how can you not pass up a chance to roll quantum dice?  I have a probability lab I do with my introductory class in which they roll a pair of dice 100 times.  We then tabulate their results (along with results we’ve been tabulating for literally years) and you can see the expected distribution (it’s amazing how many rolls of the dice are required to see the expected distribution).  In any case, I use it to compare Maxwell-Boltzmann (MB) statistics to Fermi-Dirac (FD) and Bose-Einstein statistics (BE).  So, for example, if the dice were fermions, you could never roll doubles of anything, while if they were bosons the rolls would actually favor doubles.


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