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Overlapping Squares

Probability puzzles require you to weigh all the possibilities and pick the most likely outcome.

 

Puzzle ID:#29898
Fun:*** (2.23)
Difficulty:*** (2.98)
Category:Probability
Submitted By:cms271828**
Corrected By:DaleGriffin

 

 

 



Two squares each 17cm by 17cm are drawn randomly inside a square measuring 1m by 1m.
The edges of the two smaller squares are both parallel/perpendicular to the edges of the large square.
What is the exact probability the two smaller squares overlap (or touch)?




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