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Unformatted text preview: X 2 ) E ( Y 2 ) (1) (Hint: Use the fact that for any real a , E (( X + aY ) 2 ) 0.) 5. Two continuous random variables X and Y are described by the pdf f XY ( x,y ) = c, if  x  +  y  1 2 , otherwise (2) where c is a constant. a) Find c . b) Find f X ( x ) and f X  Y ( x  y ) . c) Are X and Y independent random variables? Justify your answer. Problem d is an optional question, those who solve it will get extra credits. d) Dene the random variable Z = (  X  +  Y  ). Find the pdf f Z ( z ). 2...
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2009 for the course EE 465 taught by Professor Chow during the Fall '04 term at USC.
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