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A stick has a length of 5 units.  The stick is then broken at two points, chosen at random.  What is the probability that all three resulting pieces are shorter than $3$ units?

 Oct 26, 2021
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Hint:

Let the pieces be

x, y-x   and  5-y    units long    

Now draw/graph a probability contour map.  

 Oct 27, 2021

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