Integrals anyone? or am i off base ( i haven't gotten to integrals in the "teaching myself calculus" method of instruction)

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no_reply@yahoogroups.com> wrote: --- In

mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, "Vamsi Krishna Paruchuri"

<vamsi_krishna_p@y...> wrote:

>

> Pick two random numbers between 0 and 1: X and Y. I am trying to

> compute the probability of

> X^2 > (Y^2 - c)

> where c is some constant, c < 1.

>

Assuming "random" means "uniformly distributed with respect to

Lebesgue measure", you want the area of the region in the unit

square [0,1] x [0,1] on which

Y^2 - X^2 < c.

This is a routine calculus exercise. :)

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