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November 8th, 2016, 05:38 PM   #1
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Help please!

I don't know how to solve this!


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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 dart-thrower 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?
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November 8th, 2016, 06:14 PM   #3
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November 11th, 2016, 03:00 AM   #4
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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.

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November 13th, 2016, 04:59 PM   #5
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Very helpful! Thank you so much!


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