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Vu'dtheprobabilitydistributionfor Y= lnX. The velocity of a particle in a gas is a random variable
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IX = 1) ” Xand Yindependent? Why orwhynot‘? '. ate the correlationbetweenXand Y. 'Ihe percentage of people given an antirheumatoid
.1 'on who suﬁ‘er severe, moderate, or minor side eﬂ’eets
" 20, and 70%, respectively. Assume that people react 5—6 GENERAL FUNCTIONS OF RANDOM'VARIABIES 195 independently and that 20 people are given the medication. Determine the following: (a) The probability that 2, 4, and 14 people will suffersevere,
moderate, or minor side effects, respectively (b) The probability that no one will suffer severe side eﬂ‘ects (c) The mean and variance of the number of people that will
suffer severe side effects ((1) What is the conditional probability distribution of the
number ofpeople who suﬂ’ersevere side eﬁ‘ects givendiat
19 suﬁ‘er minor side effects? (e) What is the conditional mean of the number of people who
suffer severe side effects given that 19 suﬂ‘er minor side
eﬁ'eets? 577. The backoﬁ'torque required to remove bolts in a steel plate is rated as high. moderate, or low. Historically, the prob ability of a high, moderate, or low rating is 0.6, 0.3, or 0.1, respectively. Suppose thatZDboltsarewaluatedandﬂﬂllthe torque ratings are independent (3) What is the probability that 12, 6, and 2 bolts are ratedas
high, moderate. and low, respectively? (b) What is the marginal distribution of the number of bolts
rated low? (c) What is the expected number of bolts rated low? (d) What is the probability that the number of bolts rated low
is greater than two? (e) What is the conditional distribution of the number of bolts
rated low giventhat 16 bolts are rated high? (f) Whatistheconditionalexpectedmmrberofboltsmted
low given that 16 bolts are ratedhigh? (g) Arethenumbers ofboltsratedhighandlowindependent
random variables? 5—78. To evaluate the technical support from a computer
manufactm'er,thenurnberofring‘sbeforeaeallisansweredby
asendcerepresentativeistrackedﬂimricelly, 70%afthe
callsareansweredmtwonngsorlmm‘mmm
threeorfourrings,andtheremainingeaﬁ"" ﬂags
ormore.Supposeyoucallthismanufectruur13ImesIm
assmnethatthecallsareindependent. (a) What is the probability that eight calls aveanswered in two
ringsorless,onecallisansweredinthreeorfourrings,
andonecallrequiresﬁveringsormore? (b) Whatistheprobsbilitythatall lOcallaareansweredin
fourringsorless? (c) Whatisﬂieexpectednmnberofcallsansweredinfour
ringsorless? (d) Whatistheconditional distribution of the number of calls
requiringﬁveringsormoregiventhateightcallsare
answeredintworingsorless? (e) What is the conditional expected number of calls requir
ingﬁveﬁngsormozegivenﬂrateightcallsareansweredin
tworingsorless? (f) Arethenumberofcallsansweredintworingsorlessand
thenan of calls requiring ﬁve rings ormore independ ent random variables? ...
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