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If the coins all turns up the same, they tossed again.
a) Find the probability that fewer than three tosses are needed.
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ANDREW S. TANENBAUM
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
University of Washington
Upper Saddle River, NJ
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6. The joint probability cumulative function of X and Y is given by
Find j oint density function
Find marginal density function f x(x),fy(y)
Find fy(Y|X) and prove that it's really density function
A heat engine receives heat fro~ a heat source at 1100 C and rejects heat to a heat
sink at 20 C. The heat engine does maximum work equal to 700 kJ. Assume that thi
a. Draw the energy flow
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1.0ut of 6 mathematicians and 8 physicists, a committee consisting of 2 mathematicians
and 3 physicists is to be formed. In how many ways can this be done if
a) any mathematicians and any physicist can be included,
b) one particular physicist must be on c