A unit length is broken off into 3 pieces. What is the probability of them forming a triangle?

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- April 19th 2010, 08:51 PMdwsmithSome probability
A unit length is broken off into 3 pieces. What is the probability of them forming a triangle?

**Moderator Edit:**Approved Challenge question. - April 20th 2010, 08:53 AMundefined
- April 20th 2010, 09:55 AMdwsmith
- April 20th 2010, 11:11 PMsimplependulum
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The area of the region bounded is also one fourth of the triangle .