Two people agree to meet at a coffee shop. They each independently pick a random moment in time between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. and show up exactly at their selected time. But they are very impatient, and only stay for 10 minutes after when they arrive. What is the probability that they meet? Express your answer as a common fraction.
probability question - help! - Anonymous, Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 9:39am
you ask two many question but the answer is 1/6
probability question - help! - mathcounts, Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:12pm
Gee you guys always seem to provide wrong answers to easy problems. By using geometric probability, we find the answer to be 11/36.
probability question - help! - yea, Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 11:40am