A stick has a length of units. The stick is then broken at two points, chosen at random. What is the probability that all three resulting pieces are shorter than units?

I've gotten 3/5 as an answer, but that turned out to be wrong. pls halp

Guest Apr 11, 2022

#1**0 **

This Q has been posted MANY times.... suggest you do a search to get a quick answer

ElectricPavlov Apr 11, 2022

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Uhm, it has not. It blanked out a number. It should be, what is the probability that all three resulting pieces are shorter than 3 units? All of the other ones are not for 3 units. THis one is different.

Guest Apr 11, 2022

#3**+1 **

Well.... you don't KNOW this one is different as the numbers are missing....BUT the OTHER solutions will show the method....which should be enough to help solve this one ! ~ EP

ElectricPavlov
Apr 11, 2022