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satellite73
 4 years ago
how about some geometry help here for a probability question
satellite73
 4 years ago
how about some geometry help here for a probability question

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont think we are sophisticated enough to help THE satellite73 :S

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1337741712065:dw ratio of shaded region to total

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here is the original question http://openstudy.com/study?login#/updates/4fbc4f0ce4b0556534315ba5

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i believe the parallel line bisects the height

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well it's definitely not \(\frac{1}{4}\) :/

inkyvoyd
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1337741856986:dw unless

inkyvoyd
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, then it is half of 1/3 times 2

inkyvoyd
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0small 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

inkyvoyd
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, I hope I made sense.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i just thought that it's half an area of trapezoid so the ratio might be \(\frac{b_1 + b_2}{2}\) lol

inkyvoyd
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that probably works too.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh wait...my ratio should be \(\frac{b_1 + b_2}{2b}\) lol my ratio makes no sense
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