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Strike a Chord (..Any Chord) (Posted on 2003-10-09) Difficulty: 4 of 5
What is the probability that a randomly drawn chord will be longer than the radius of the circle?

Prove it.

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Herd instinct.broll2016-05-29 01:14:59
Some Thoughtsre: Bertrand problem - paradoxDej Mar2013-06-15 07:31:58
re: Wait a minute...owl2004-11-19 12:10:29
Wait a minute...Elisabeth2004-11-18 23:09:41
Some Thoughtsre(2): You're right!Bon2004-10-26 18:54:02
An idea...Elisabeth2004-10-25 23:43:16
Questionre: to luminitavije2004-07-07 13:36:12
Solutionlike duhvije2004-07-07 13:32:23
re: You never know..Robert2004-06-21 16:03:05
SolutionBertrand problem - paradoxluminita2004-01-05 03:58:47
Program:Benjamin J. Ladd2003-11-18 15:38:31
re(2): You're right!Charlie2003-11-17 16:11:15
re: You're right!Charlie2003-11-17 15:58:59
Hints/TipsYou're right!Benjamin J. Ladd2003-11-17 10:56:19
re: A revised solution:Charlie2003-11-17 08:20:40
SolutionA revised solution:Benjamin J. Ladd2003-11-16 13:10:01
Some Thoughtsre: I'm no mathemetician:Benjamin J. Ladd2003-11-16 12:31:20
SolutionI'm no mathemetician:Benjamin J. Ladd2003-11-16 12:04:21
My StabSacklanMacMannis2003-10-24 22:08:40
re(3): Different Approach (Continued)Jonathan shao2003-10-22 15:43:33
No SubjectJonathan shao2003-10-22 15:42:31
No SubjectJonathan shao2003-10-22 15:16:13
No SubjectJonathan shao2003-10-22 15:03:36
re(3): Different Approach (Continued)Jonathan shao2003-10-22 14:56:35
re(4): Different Approach (Continued)SilverKnight2003-10-15 17:57:08
re(3): Different Approach (Continued)Gordon Steel2003-10-15 17:30:19
re(2): Different Approach (Continued)DJ2003-10-15 12:17:35
re(2): Different Approach (Continued)Gordon Steel2003-10-14 15:45:22
re: Different Approach (Continued)Brian Smith2003-10-13 19:34:14
Different Approach (Continued)Gordon Steel2003-10-13 16:03:32
A Different Approach on ChordsGordon Steel2003-10-13 15:55:28
re(2): An elegant solutionCharlie2003-10-13 15:01:42
re: An elegant solutionBrian Smith2003-10-13 09:46:13
SolutionIntroductory SolutionJoseph ODonnell2003-10-11 08:20:45
An elegant solutionBryan2003-10-10 11:04:39
Faith or Reason--no one will come to a final conclusion.Charlie2003-10-10 08:59:06
SolutionSolutionDrBob2003-10-10 03:31:11
i thinkAaron2003-10-10 02:03:43
Some Thoughtskeep it simple, ...Eric2003-10-09 22:52:33
Some ThoughtsA needed factFederico Kereki2003-10-09 22:01:41
No solutionTristan2003-10-09 18:38:29
re: You never know..SilverKnight2003-10-09 18:12:47
Some ThoughtsYou never know..DJ2003-10-09 17:58:38
re: answer a ? with a ?SilverKnight2003-10-09 17:56:35
answer a ? with a ?geoffrey2003-10-09 17:16:55
re(2): Both right, but...Brian Wainscott2003-10-09 16:47:14
re: Both right, but...RoyCook2003-10-09 15:54:03
SolutionAnother solutionRoyCook2003-10-09 15:36:28
Both right, but...Charlie2003-10-09 15:32:00
Solution (I Think)np_rt2003-10-09 15:00:05
SolutionSez me ...Bryan2003-10-09 14:49:53
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