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**Random walk simulation**

This is a model of a freely jointed polymer chain with n segments, each of length l. The conformation of the chain is decided by a random walk in two dimensions.

OUTPUT

CONTROLS

Kuhn length, *l*:

Segments per random walk,*n*:

Random walks to perform,*x*:

Segments per random walk,

Random walks to perform,

Root mean square Predicted
*ln*^{1/2}

end to end

distance Measured

end to end

distance Measured

Random walks completed