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satellite73 Group Title

how about some geometry help here for a probability question

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  1. lgbasallote Group Title
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    i dont think we are sophisticated enough to help THE satellite73 :S

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  2. saifoo.khan Group Title
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    The Guru.

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  3. satellite73 Group Title
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    |dw:1337741712065:dw| ratio of shaded region to total

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    |dw:1337741796032:dw|

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    are they parallel?

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  6. satellite73 Group Title
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    here is the original question http://openstudy.com/study?login#/updates/4fbc4f0ce4b0556534315ba5

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    impossible

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  8. satellite73 Group Title
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    i believe the parallel line bisects the height

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  9. lgbasallote Group Title
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    well it's definitely not \(\frac{1}{4}\) :/

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    |dw:1337741856986:dw| unless

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  11. satellite73 Group Title
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    yeah like that

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    ok, then it is half of 1/3 times 2

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    1/3

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  14. inkyvoyd Group Title
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    small to big is 1:2; since it's perp bisector, that's another 1:2. since small to big is 1:2, we have big/total, or 2/3, and since that's cut in half, 1/3

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    thank you!

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  16. inkyvoyd Group Title
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    ok, I hope I made sense.

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  17. lgbasallote Group Title
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    i just thought that it's half an area of trapezoid so the ratio might be \(\frac{b_1 + b_2}{2}\) lol

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  18. inkyvoyd Group Title
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    that probably works too.

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  19. lgbasallote Group Title
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    oh wait...my ratio should be \(\frac{b_1 + b_2}{2b}\) lol my ratio makes no sense

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