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By: What If? | Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks
https://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/fair-and-square/#comment-5865
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:33:39 +0000http://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/?p=1014#comment-5865[…] of my favorite problems, which was discussed in the post Fair and Square in 2011, is the […]
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By: venneblock
https://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/fair-and-square/#comment-544
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:16:44 +0000http://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/?p=1014#comment-544In reply to Wil Maddeaux.

Since it’s a geoemtric probability problem involving area, I don’t think it matters if you count points on the perimeter or not. The answer should be the same.

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By: Wil Maddeaux
https://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/fair-and-square/#comment-542
Sat, 23 Jul 2011 18:01:05 +0000http://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/?p=1014#comment-542Does “within” include being on the lines of the triangle? It puzzles me that this hasn’t been mentioned.
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By: Wild About Math bloggers 1/28/11 » Fun Math Blog
https://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/fair-and-square/#comment-279
Fri, 04 Feb 2011 05:20:02 +0000http://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/?p=1014#comment-279[…] formula and identity. I’ll leave you today with a very elegant problem posted by Patrick at Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks. Three points are randomly chosen along the perimeter of a square. What is the probability that […]
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By: Fair and Square Solution « Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks
https://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/fair-and-square/#comment-247
Wed, 19 Jan 2011 01:20:47 +0000http://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/?p=1014#comment-247[…] that post, I mentioned that I had an elegant solution. If you want to think about the problem a little […]
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By: xander
https://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/fair-and-square/#comment-239
Sat, 15 Jan 2011 21:01:07 +0000http://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/?p=1014#comment-239After a few hours of banging my head against the wall, I think I have a viable solution. Because it took a lot of words to get there, and because I don’t want to post spoilers right here, I will simply provide a link to my own thought process. I eagerly await your solution.
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By: Squares and Triangles | Rhapsody in Numbers
https://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/fair-and-square/#comment-238
Sat, 15 Jan 2011 20:58:36 +0000http://mathjokes4mathyfolks.wordpress.com/?p=1014#comment-238[…] Vennebush over at Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks just posted an interesting problem: Three points are randomly chosen along perimeter of a square. What is the probability that the […]
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