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Select numbers a and b between 0 and 1 independently and at random, and let c be their sum. Let A, B and C be the results when a, b and c, respectively, are rounded to the nearest integer. What is the probability that A + B = C?

(A) 1/4
(B) 1/3
(C) 1/2
(D) 2/3
(E) 3/4

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New post 03 Apr 2019, 03:56
We have following possibilities(without order) for A,B,C:
000 √
001 ×
011 √
111 ×
110 ×
101 √
100 ×
010 ×

Hence 3/4 probability for A+B=C

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