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Homework-Ch-06 - Chapter 6 Homework[Over 57 points Due Tue...

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1 Chapter 6 Homework Due: Tue Oct 4 [Over 57 points] NAME: ___________________________________ 601. [Chapter 6; 12 points] (Definitions) (a) [2 p. ] What is a “continuous” variable? (b) [2 p.] What is a continuous probability distribution? Given some unspecified probability distribution whose PDF is f(x) and whose CDF is F(x), for values of x 0. (c) [2 p.] What is the probability that x = 3.14159? (d) [2 p.] What is the probability that x = -3.14159? (e) [2 p.] What is the probability that x will be somewhere between 7 and 8? Explain in general how we could use the PDF to find the answer [though you don’t have enough info to find a specific answer].

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2 (f) [2 p.] Explain how you would use the CDF to find the answer. 602. [Chapter 6; 12 points] (Continuous Uniform probability) We have a continuous Uniform probability distribution for values of x between 3 and 13 (that is, the sample space is the interval [3,13].) (a) [3 p.] What is the probability that a randomly drawn x will fall
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