
Re: Probability of a Triangle
Posted:
Sep 13, 2004 9:58 PM


On May 29 15:45:21 1996, Pat Ballew wrote: > a) If a unit length segment is randomly broken at two points along > 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 length > what is the probability that the three pices will form a triangle >
See
http://www.cuttheknot.org/Curriculum/Probability/TriProbability.shtml

