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- anonymous

Can someone please help. Im kind of desperate

- anonymous

One can imagine various points at which the line segment can be broken up. in fact, it would form a continuum up to the starting and end points.

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Try and think of it like this, a triangle contained in a semi-circle

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In that instance you could have the top point of the triangle anywhere along the 180 degrees of the semi-circle except at 0 and 180 degrees where you would just have a line.
so at most you can create 180-2 triangles i.e. 178 different triangles

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Now that is if the points of the triangle are discrete, if they are continuous (i.e. using the real number system, then the number approaches an infinity.

- anonymous

sorry, im here... i understand what youre saying

- anonymous

So, you can write your answer as follows:
For the set of points where the points are from the set of integers , the number of triangles that can be created is 178.

- anonymous

alright... but how do i make this a probability?

- anonymous

simple. there is 1/178 chance when you divide up the line that one of the 178 triangles will be chosen

- anonymous

OH isee thanks so much!

- anonymous

sorry, but that answer seems to be wrong...

- anonymous

Explain

- anonymous

Im using an online math stimulator where it goves me different problems.... and it says that this answer is wrong.

- anonymous

Addresss of online simulator?

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its on aops.com but you have to pay to access it...

- anonymous

Okay, @mathlete, @welshfella

- anonymous

Try 1/3

- anonymous

nope...

- welshfella

hmm tricky one this
for a triangle to be formed any one side must not be equal or greater than the sum of the other 2

- anonymous

Okay, I used a semi circle, perhaps use a full circle. count 0 and 180 once for both semi-circles only. that means 360 - 2 or 358.

- anonymous

@welshfella yeah

- anonymous

yeah what? @Emeyluv99

- anonymous

yeah, it makes sense

- anonymous

Can you take a screenshot of the question and post it?

- anonymous

OH. i got the answer...

- anonymous

i used @welshfella 's idea and made some inequalities and graphed it. the answer was 1/4

- anonymous

which of course isnt 1/4!

- anonymous

theres another question i needed help on... do you think you could try to help again please?

- welshfella

sorry i gotta go

- anonymous

ok thanks for all youre help!

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