The Best of All Possible Worlds—Optimization
Lecture no. 15 from the course: Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition
Taught by Professor Michael Starbird | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Calculus is useful in many branches of mathematics. The 18th-century French scientist Georges Louis Leclerc Compte de Buffon used calculus and breadsticks to perform an experiment in probability. His experiment showed how random events can ultimately lead to an exact number.