X-Coordinate

Problem of the Week - August 13, 2018


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The vertices of a rectangle lie on the coordinate plane at the coordinates (1,2), (5,2), (1,8), and (5,8).  If a point is randomly selected within the rectangle, what is the probability that the x-coordinate of the point is greater than the y-coordinate?  Provide your answer as a decimal value between 0 and 1.

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