Hillary and Barack ECE302Fall2008sanghavi - Rhea

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Hillary and Barack ECE302Fall2008sanghavi - Rhea The Problem: Hillary and Barack have a date, but both are late; each arrives upto 1 hour late. If Hillary comes before Barack, she is angry and cancels the date. If Barack comes before Hillary, he waits for 15 mins, then gets angry and cancels. What is the probability that the date will happen ? The Solution: Note that Barack must arrive before Hillary and Hillary must arrive within 15 minutes of Barack for them to meet. - the set of all points in x The probability of Hillary and Barack meeting is uniform and equal to the area of the unshaded region. Thus Back to ECE302 Fall 2008 Prof. Sanghavi Retrieved from "https://projectrhea.org/rhea/index.php/Hillary_and_Barack_ECE302Fall2008sanghavi" Categories: ECE302Fall2008 ProfSanghavi | Probabilities | ECE302 | Problem solving Hillary and Barack ECE302Fall2008sanghavi - Rhea

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