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A stick is broken at two points, at random.  If the length of the stick is 6, then what is the probability that all three resulting pieces are shorter than 3 units?

 Nov 29, 2022
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Hint: since each one of them is less than 3, the only possible way is the stick being broken into length 2,2, and 2.

find the total ways the stick can be broken up into. then it is 1/(total ways) <---- that will be your answer.

 

Hope this helps!

 Nov 29, 2022

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