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    probability

    We choose a point (x,y) from analytic plane. What is the probability
    that x>y?
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    Re: probability

    "Analytic plane"? Do you mean that (x, y) is a Cartesian coordinate system? Since this problem is symmetric in x and y, and the line y= x has measure 0, the probability that y> x is 1/2.
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    Re: probability

    Many Thanks.Yes it is 1/2.
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