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Unformatted text preview: Solutions to Homework 8 5.27 a. 1 ( ) b c b c P X c dx b a b a b. | b d P X d b d b a P X d X c b c P X c b c b a 5.39 Let X denote the travel distances, it is uniformly distributed between points a and b . a. 2 0.5 2 a b a a b P X b a b. 3 3 3 4 3 1 1 0.25 4 4 a b a a b a b P X a b X P X F b a c. For any one of the three automobiles, the probability that this automobile travel past the midpoint between a and b is 1 0.5 2 2 a b a b P X F Let Y denote the number of automobiles that travel past the midpoint between a and b . Y can be modeled as a binomial distribution with 3, 0.5 n p , then 2 3 ( 1) 0.5 1 0.5 0.375 1 P Y...
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course STA 4321 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '08