Happy New Year!
Here’s a little brainteaser to get us off to a good start for 2013:
You have 5 sticks of lengths 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 inches. If you choose 3 of them at random, what’s the likelihood that the 3 sticks can be put together, tip to tip, to form a triangle?
SOLUTION to the Cryptoquote of December 4:
One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. ~Andy Rooney
(But, with any luck, by now you have your living room back to “normal!”)