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    A random variable T is selected that is uniformly distributed over the interval (0; 1].
    Then a second random variable U is chosen, uniformly distributed on the interval (0; T].
    What is the probability that U exceeds 1/2?

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    Solution Summary

    This solution calculates the probability for given value of T and then integrates over all possible values of t.

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