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There is an example in the documentation which may get you started: pairs = RandomReal[{-1, 1}, {10000, 2}]; 4 Count[Map[Norm, pairs], _?(# <= 1 &)]/10000. (*3.1248*) You can plot see this as: Graphics[{PointSize[Small], Blue, Point@Select[pairs, Norm[#] <= 1 &], Gray, Point@Select[pairs, Norm[#] > 1 &], Red, Thick, Circle[]}, ...

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Here is an approach using RandomPoint and graphics primitives: pts = RandomPoint[Rectangle[], 10^6]; (* generate random points on the unit square *) rm = RegionMember[Disk[{0.5, 0.5}, 0.5]]; (* RegionMemberFunction for an embedded Disk *) Now we count the number of points that fall in the circle and divide that by the total number of points. That should ...

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Below is a workaround for the simple case. The OP can say whether it works more general. I haven't quite tracked down yet why the system is set up incorrectly with the default Method -> {"EquationSimplification" -> "Solve"} and with Method -> {"EquationSimplification" -> "Residual"}. But it works in this case with Method -> ...

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