EXAM P QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK
S. Broverman, 2005
Week of January 30/06
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and
are independent continuous random variables. They have the same distribution
functions,
for
and
for
.
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and
as follows:
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and
.
Find the mean of
and the mean of
.
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is
and the pdf of
is the same,
.
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is
. We can find the pdf of
as follows.
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