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Danman325

  • 4 years ago

If a fly is buzzing randomly around a room 8 ft long, 12 ft wide and 10 ft high, what is the probability that, at any given time, the fly is within 6 feet of the ceiling? Express your answer as a common fraction.

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  1. Danman325
    • 4 years ago
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    plz help!

  2. moneybird
    • 4 years ago
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    total area is 8 * 12 * 10 = 960 within 6 feet area is 8 * 12 * 6

  3. Danman325
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    ok sooo

  4. moneybird
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    8 * 12 * 6 = 576 \[\frac{8 * 12 * 6}{8*12*10} = \frac{6}{10} = \frac{3}{5}\]

  5. Danman325
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    so its \[3 \over 5\]

  6. moneybird
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    is that the answer?

  7. Danman325
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    Once again, i will check

  8. moneybird
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    Press good answer if im correct

  9. Danman325
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    I am happy for you :)

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