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+ | Four distinct points, <math>A</math>, <math>B</math>, <math>C</math>, and <math>D</math>, are to be selected from <math>1996</math> points | ||
+ | evenly spaced around a circle. All quadruples are equally likely to be chosen. | ||
+ | What is the probability that the chord <math>AB</math> intersects the chord <math>CD</math>? | ||
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+ | <math> \text{(A)}\ \frac{1}{4}\qquad\text{(B)}\ \frac{1}{3}\qquad\text{(C)}\ \frac{1}{2}\qquad\text{(D)}\ \frac{2}{3}\qquad\text{(E)}\ \frac{3}{4} </math> | ||
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{{AHSME box|year=1996|num-b=21|num-a=23}} | {{AHSME box|year=1996|num-b=21|num-a=23}} |
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Problem 22
Four distinct points, , , , and , are to be selected from points evenly spaced around a circle. All quadruples are equally likely to be chosen. What is the probability that the chord intersects the chord ?
See also
1996 AHSME (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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