Wednesday
August 20, 2014

Homework Help: Math (Probability)

Posted by Tom on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:28pm.

Four players are playing a game involving choosing positions on a grid of size 38. Each player chooses a random position on the grid, then all players reveal their choices and a token is placed on each of the positions.

The probability that the tokens form the vertices of a non-degenerate rectangle can be expressed as a/b where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is the value of a+b?

Note:

-Players are allowed to have selected the same squares.

-There is no restriction on their choices.

-A degenerate rectangle has 0 area.

-Squares are rectangles.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Math Help - Four players are playing a game involving choosing positions on a ...
math - Four players are playing a game involving choosing positions on a grid of...
mayh - Four players are playing a game involving choosing positions on a grid of...
Math (Probability) - Four players are playing a game involving choosing squares ...
math - Two players play a game on the Cartesian plane. The game starts by ...
math - there are 12 men on a basketball team, and in a game 5 of them play at ...
math - Students at Euler Middle School are talking about ways to raise money for...
statistics - A player pays a $1 to play a game. With probability 0.001 the ...
game theory - Consider the following game. Player 2 L R U 6, 1 ........8, 3 ...
maths probability - In one version of the game Keno the house has a pot ...

Search
Members