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Topic: Probability of a Triangle
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Alexander Bogomolny

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Re: Probability of a Triangle
Posted: Sep 13, 2004 9:58 PM
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On May 29 15:45:21 1996, Pat Ballew wrote:
> a) If a unit length segment is randomly broken at two points
> its length, what is the probability that the three pieces
created in
> this fashion will form a triangle?
> b) If the length is broken at a random point, and then one of

the two
> pieces is randomly selected and broken at a random point on its
> what is the probability that the three pices will form a


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