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November 8th, 2016, 05:38 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2016 From: CA Posts: 3 Thanks: 1  Help please!
I don't know how to solve this! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk 
November 8th, 2016, 06:01 PM  #2 
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The probability of landing in a particular circular region of a dartboard would depend on the skill of the dartthrower and the size and distance of the region, not on the shape or size of the entire board. To make sense of this question would require several very unrealistic assumptions. Perhaps it's intended to be a trick question. Where did you get it from? 
November 8th, 2016, 06:14 PM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2016 From: CA Posts: 3 Thanks: 1 
My math teacher Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk 
November 11th, 2016, 03:00 AM  #4 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2016 From: Portugal Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 
as Skipjack said, there are a lot of variables but the ones i believe your teacher is expecting you to take into account are basically the areas: Calculate area of the circle board (pi*R^2) Do the same for the red circle divide [area of red circle/area of board] to get the "probability" of the dart hitting the red circle do the same for the square to answer 2) just see which of the previous results is smaller, that's the "hardest" to hit, that's the one that got the better result. Hope it helped 
November 13th, 2016, 04:59 PM  #5 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2016 From: CA Posts: 3 Thanks: 1 
Very helpful! Thank you so much! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk 

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