2, 2.5, 3, 5.1, 5.5, 6

A number is to be chosen at random from the list above. The probability is that the number chosen will be greater thanx.

What is one possible value ofx?

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- Sep 19th 2009, 05:40 AM #1

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- Sep 19th 2009, 06:09 AM #2
aeroflix, I truly hope that no one answers this before you post your attempt.

This is an excellent question designed to teach a fundamental concept.

Note that the question says “What is**one**possible value…”

In fact there can be infinitely many answers. But all are in a definite range.

So please give it a try.