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Three Points in a Square (Posted on 20080317) 

Three points are chosen at random inside a square. Each point is chosen by choosing a random xcoordinate and a random ycoordinate.
A triangle is drawn with the three random points as the vertices. What is the probability that the center of the square is inside the triangle?
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Submitted by Brian Smith

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 re: Faster, simpler, better and now FURTHER  Harry  20090318 15:41:15 
 Answer  K Sengupta  20090107 15:16:45 
 Faster, simpler, better and now FURTHER  FrankM  20080325 16:40:18 
 An Alembic of Alephantine Animadversions  ed bottemiller  20080319 10:50:32 
 re(4): Not faster, simpler, or better  Charlie  20080318 17:01:00 
 re(4): Not faster, simpler, or better  Charlie  20080318 16:49:16 
 re(3): Not faster, simpler, or better  ed bottemiller  20080318 16:15:24 
 re(2): Not faster, simpler, or better  Charlie  20080318 10:45:45 
 re: Not faster, simpler, or better  ed bottemiller  20080318 09:36:44 
 Not faster, simpler, or better  Steve Herman  20080318 00:54:09 
 thoughts to share with ed bottemiller  FrankM  20080317 21:47:34 
 re: Faster, simpler, better  ed bottemiller  20080317 20:58:26 
 Faster, simpler, better  FrankM  20080317 19:56:21 
 Guess  ed bottemiller  20080317 17:20:57 
 Almost all the way  FrankM  20080317 17:13:10 
 re: I give up! (spoiler)  Charlie  20080317 16:28:55 
 I give up! (spoiler)  Steve Herman  20080317 13:45:20 
 computer exploration  Monte Carlo method  Charlie  20080317 13:21:49 


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