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Problem 226. What are the odds?

Created by Matt Fig

Two numbers, A and B are drawn randomly and uniformly on [-R,R]. What is the probability that A*B < A+B. Your function should take one variable, R, and return the probability to within 100*eps. For example, if R = 1/2, then the probability should be:

0.560930216216329

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Last solution submitted on Dec 08, 2014

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