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    Uniform Random Variables Joint Distribution Queston




    x and y are uniformly and independently distributed over the interval [0,1]. Find the probability that |x−y|, the distance between x and y, is less than 0.15.


    I have been working on this question for over an hour and have still yet to get the right answer. help would be nice. thanks.

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    Re: Uniform Random Variables Joint Distribution Queston

    Draw out the sample space and shade in the area you're interested in. You might be making this particular problem a little bit more complicated than necessary.
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    Ahh i got it. thanks

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