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Equation probability help

  1. Jan 27, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Given an interval [0,2], randomly select two numbers a, b in it. What is the probability of the situation where the equation x^2+ax+b=0 has no real root?

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Jan 27, 2010 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Hi yuqiao! :smile:

    (try using the X2 tag just above the Reply box :wink:)

    Show us what you've tried, and where you're stuck, and then we'll know how to help! :smile:
     
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