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Paul and Mary agree to meet at a place between 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm but not to wait more than ten minutes for each other. If they have the same chance of arriving at any time between 5:00 and 5:30, what's the probability that they will meet? The closest answer is:
  • 5/9
  • 1/3
  • 2/3
  • 1/9
  • 4/9
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
    This problem was contributed by a student. It is offered as it is with no warranty of any kind
    Last modified:Thu Sep 18 2008 15:00:24 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)