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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?

 Nov 8, 2021
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This question has been done to death!

 

Let the pieces be   x,  y-x  and  5-y       (that adds up to 5)

 

Now draw a contour probability map.

 Nov 8, 2021

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