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Coin Dropped on a Chessboard

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

 

Puzzle ID:#43993
Fun:*** (2.25)
Difficulty:*** (3.02)
Category:Probability
Submitted By:javaguru*us**

 

 

 



A table has a chessboard integrated into the center of the table. A round coin fits exactly inside of a square on a chessboard. The coin is dropped on the table and lands face-down, with at least part of the coin on the chessboard.

What is the probability that the coin covers the corner of four chessboard squares?




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