The Math Behind Galton Board and Pascal’s Triangle

Sir Francis Galton’s toy: Galton Board

The Galton board was invented in 1876 by the Victorian genius Sir Francis Galton presents an elegant demonstration of how a normal distribution arises from the combination of a large number of random events. It provided Galton with key insights into the distribution of human characteristics during his studies on heredity. It also played a pivotal role in his development of statistical theory, concepts…