A number is to be selected at random from the interval [ 6.5, 9.7]. What is the probability that the number selected will be the interval [6.5, 7.3]. Can someone help me set up and solve this problem?

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- January 13th 2013, 12:26 PMtalanihIntervals
A number is to be selected at random from the interval [ 6.5, 9.7]. What is the probability that the number selected will be the interval [6.5, 7.3]. Can someone help me set up and solve this problem?

- January 13th 2013, 12:32 PMPlatoRe: Intervals
- January 13th 2013, 12:40 PMtalanihRe: Intervals
thank you. I am confused as to how I set that up. Do I divide 9.7 by 7.3?

- January 13th 2013, 12:46 PMPlatoRe: Intervals