MIDTERM 2
NYU,Spring 2012, ProbStat
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The densty function of random variable X is given
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DISTINGUISHING AMONG SOME DISTRIBUTIONS
The following brief notes will help you determine which distributions to apply to some
word problems. Not all the distributions in this course
Section 1.2 The Basic Principle of Counting
The Basic Principle of Counting: Suppose that two experiments are to be performed.
Then if experiment 1 can result in any one of m possible outcomes and if,
Section 2.2 Sample Space and Events
We consider an experiment whose outcome is not predictable with certainty. However, we
suppose that the set of all possible outcomes is known.
DEFINITION: The set o
Section 4.1 Random Variables
Oftentimes, we are not interested in the specic outcome of an experiment. Instead, we are
interested in a function of the outcome.
EXAMPLE: Consider rolling a fair die twi