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Chessboard Coin (Posted on 2004-10-08) Difficulty: 2 of 5
I've a chessboard of side 80cm.

You've a coin of diameter 2cm, and you throw it on to the chessboard. The center of the coin falls somewhere on the chessboard.

What is the likelihood that the coin is completely within a white square?

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionSolution (a look at three cases)Dej Mar2008-02-25 23:44:02
answerK Sengupta2007-09-20 16:04:12
re(5): Dumb Questionvenkatesh2005-10-22 06:19:57
re(4): Dumb Questionjohn2005-06-07 17:02:05
re: On edgeajosin2005-03-02 21:04:20
re(2): YupRandyOrton2004-10-18 17:38:16
On edgebob9092004-10-11 06:42:02
re: YupNosher2004-10-10 21:53:34
re: Solution + ExplanationVee-Liem Veefessional2004-10-10 03:42:56
Some ThoughtsNo SubjectVee-Liem Veefessional2004-10-10 03:38:42
no correct answerBen Buergel2004-10-10 01:39:36
re(3): Dumb QuestionCharlie2004-10-08 14:01:40
Questionre(2): Dumb QuestionRichard2004-10-08 13:40:02
re: Dumb QuestionCharlie2004-10-08 12:36:45
QuestionDumb QuestionRichard2004-10-08 12:15:22
YupRandyOrton2004-10-08 10:14:12
oddsrixar2004-10-08 09:52:04
SolutionsolutionCharlie2004-10-08 09:29:35
I agreeRandyOrton2004-10-08 09:15:11
SolutionSolution + Explanationnikki2004-10-08 08:46:23
Some ThoughtsCrude calculations !Syzygy2004-10-08 08:41:48
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