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> >I think I want to try the most direct, what if]]>Sep 19, 2004 9:07:47 AMSep 19, 2004 9:07:47 AMalexb@cut-the-knot.com0RE: Probability of a Triangle
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> >And just as a note, Is the third solution shown here]]>Sep 18, 2004 10:21:54 PMSep 18, 2004 10:21:54 PMalexb@cut-the-knot.com0RE: Probability of a Triangle
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And just as a note, Is the third solution shown here (the one for question B below) correct?

Pat Ballew Lakenheath,]]>Sep 15, 2004 11:44:43 AMSep 15, 2004 11:44:43 AMpat_ballew@eu.odedodea.edu1RE: Probability of a Triangle
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I love the last statement here where the stick is bronken at random, and then the selection of which of the two sticks to break again is]]>Sep 15, 2004 11:29:58 AMSep 15, 2004 11:29:58 AMpat_ballew@eu.odedodea.edu1Re: Probability of a Triangle
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> a) If a unit length segment is randomly broken at two]]>Sep 13, 2004 9:58:59 PMSep 13, 2004 9:58:59 PMalexb@cut-the-knot.com0Re: probability of a triangle (SPOILER)
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1. Heuristically or intuitively, although the 2 sequences of events as "described"]]>Jul 12, 2004 7:49:36 PMJul 12, 2004 7:49:36 PMvan.luong.nguyen@citigroup.com0Re: probability of a triangle (SPOILER)
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> b) If the]]>Jun 7, 1996 8:48:12 AMJun 7, 1996 8:48:12 AMasimov@nas.nasa.gov1Re: probability of a triangle (SPOILER)
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A very pretty solution. My own approach was two-dimensional but also used geometric probability. The three segments have length x,]]>Jun 7, 1996 5:28:58 AMJun 7, 1996 5:28:58 AMlipp@educ.umass.edu0Re: probability of a triangle (SPOILER)
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> a) If a unit]]>Jun 5, 1996 5:39:03 AMJun 5, 1996 5:39:03 AMasimov@nas.nasa.gov0Probability of a Triangle
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its length, what is the probability that the three pieces created]]>May 29, 1996 11:45:21 AMMay 29, 1996 11:45:21 AMpat_ballew@ccmail.odedodea.edu9