quiz5 - Bernoulli trials.) (a) For which values of p does Z...

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Math 310-1 (Fall 2010) Name: Quiz #5 1. Let X be a Poisson distributed random variable with parameter λ > 0. (a) Compute the expectation E ( X ). (b) Compute E (2 X ).
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2. Let Y be a geometrically distributed random variable with parameter p , 0 < p < 1. (Think of Y as measuring the number of failures until first success in an infinite sequence of independent
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