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# What is the probabilty of a dart landing inside of one of three figures inside a rectangle?

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On a 12 by 20 rectangular board, three plane figures are drawn: a square 6 on a side , a circle with radius 4 and an equilateral triangle that is 8 on a side. If a dart is thrown that does hit the large rectangle what is theprobability that it hits inside one of the three plane figures? (Landing on the side of a figure counts as being in the figure) Leave YOur Answer As a Percent.

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Mathematics, Geometry
High School
Hits on a rectangular board
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On a 12 by 20 rectangular board, three plane figures are drawn:
a square 6 on a side , a circle with radius 4 and an ...

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The probabilty of a dart landing inside of one of three figures inside a rectangle is calculated.

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