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

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- Apr 19th 2010, 09:51 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. - Apr 20th 2010, 09:53 AMundefined
- Apr 20th 2010, 10:55 AMdwsmith
- Apr 21st 2010, 12:11 AMsimplependulum
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The area of the region bounded is also one fourth of the triangle .