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# If a point is selected at random from the shaded region, what is the

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Updated on: 14 Jan 2019, 06:29
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If a point is selected at random from the shaded region, what is the probability that the sum of the coordinates is less than 4?

A. 1/4

B. 1/3

C. 1/2

D. 2/3

E. 3/4

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Originally posted by rohan2345 on 14 Jan 2019, 06:15.
Last edited by Bunuel on 14 Jan 2019, 06:29, edited 1 time in total.
Renamed the topic, edited the question and added the figure.
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14 Jan 2019, 06:19
rohan2345 wrote:
If a point is selected at random from the shaded region, what is the probability that the sum of the coordinates is less than 4?

A. 1/4

B. 1/3

C. 1/2

D. 2/3

E. 3/4

I think you forgot to attach a figure. Please edit. Thank you.
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14 Jan 2019, 10:19
rohan2345 wrote:

If a point is selected at random from the shaded region, what is the probability that the sum of the coordinates is less than 4?

A. 1/4

B. 1/3

C. 1/2

D. 2/3

E. 3/4

Attachment:
Geometry Figure.docx

Attachment:
Untitled.png

total area = 24
points whose sum <3 ( 0,0)' ( 1,0) (0,1)' ( 1,1) (1,2 ) ( 2,1) ( 2,0) ( 0,2)
8/24 = 1/3
IMO B
Re: If a point is selected at random from the shaded region, what is the   [#permalink] 14 Jan 2019, 10:19
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