Problem 3.2.1 Solution
(a) We wish to nd the value of c that makes the PMF sum up to one.
PN (n) =
Therefore,
2
n=0
c(1/2)n
0
n = 0, 1, 2,
otherwise.
(1)
PN(n) = c + c/2 + c/4 = 1, implying c = 4/7.
(b) The probability that N 1 is
P [N 1] = P [N = 0] + P
EE 3150, Homework 6: Due in class on 11/4/2015
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(c) L is a Poisson ( = E[L] = 2) random variable. Thus its PMF is
2l e2 /l! l = 0, 1, 2, . . . ,
0
otherwise.
PL (l) =
(4)
It follows that
P [L 1] = PL (0) + PL (1) = 3e2 = 0.406.
(5)
Problem 3.5.4 Solution
Both coins come up heads with probability p = 1/
EE 3150, Probability for Electrical and Computer Engineering, Fall 2015
Final, Dec. 11 , 2015
Overview
The exam consists of four problems for 100 points. The points for each
part of each problem are given in the brackets - you should spend your
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ECE302 HW2 Solution
Problem 1.4.2 Solution
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Let si denote the outcome that the roll is i. So, for 1 i 6, Ri = cfw_si . Similarly,
Note that P[RiGj] = P[Ri] if i>j and 0 otherwise.
Gj = cfw_sj+1 , . . . , s6 .
P[Ri]=1/6 for all i. P[E]=1/2. P[Gj]=(6
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Midterm 2, Nov. 6, 2015
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The exam consists of two problems for 100 points. The points for each
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50 minut
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Midterm 1, Oct. 2
Overview
The exam consists of three problems for 100 points. The points for
each part of each problem are given in the brackets - you should spend
your 50 minutes a
Problem 4.2.4 Solution
In this problem, the CDF of W is
0
(w + 5)/8
FW (w) = 1/4
1/4 + 3(w 3)/8
1
w < 5,
5 w < 3,
3 w < 3,
3 w < 5,
w 5.
(1)
Each question can be answered directly from this CDF.
(a)
P [W 4] = FW (4) = 1/4 + 3/8 = 5/8.
(2)
P [2 < W 2] = FW
(b) The professor counts each M&M either once or twice so that N = 20+R.
This implies
PN (n) = P [20 + R = n] = PR (n 20)
20
=
pn20 (1 p)40n .
n 20
(2)
Problem 3.7.1 Solution
Let Wn equal the number of winning tickets you purchase in n days. Since
each da
Problem 1
(a) The events are cfw_1,2,3,4,5,6, the probability of each event is
P(i)=1/6
The events that 4 or higher are cfw_4,5,6, therefore, the probability of roll 4 or higher is
P(i4)=P(4)+P(5)+P(6)=1/6+1/6+1/6=3/6
(b) The events that the square of an
Probability and Stochastic Processes
A Friendly Introduction for Electrical and Computer Engineers
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(Solutions to the odd-numbered problems)
Roy D. Yates, David J. Goodman, David Famolari
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Comments on
Problem 3.3.9 Solution
(a) K is a Pascal (5, p = 0.1) random variable and has PMF
PK (k) =
k1 5
p (1 p)k5 =
4
k1
(0.1)5 (0.9)k5 .
4
(1)
(b) L is a Pascal (k = 33, p = 1/2) random variable and so its PMF is
PL (l) =
l 1 33
p (1 p)l33 =
32
l1
32
1
2
l
.
(2)
EE 3150, Homework 5: Due in class on 10/19/2015
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EE 3150: Probability for Electrical and Computer Engineering
Homework One Solution, Fall of 2013
Use probability analysis to calculate the probabilities for the events in a five-card stud game
for a player.
1. What is the total number of outcomes for a pl
EE 3150 Probability for Electrical and Computer Engineering
Midterm Examination, Fall of 2017
Dr. Hsiao-Chun Wu
2:30 PM- 3:20 PM, Monday, October 9, 2017
Please ALWAYS work on the FRONT SIDE of each page. No answer on the BACK SIDE of
any page will be GRA
Problem Solutions Chapter 1
Problem 1.1.1 Solution
Based on the Venn diagram on the right, the complete Gerlandas
pizza menu is
Regular without toppings
Regular with mushrooms
Regular with onions
Regular with mushrooms and onions
Tuscan without toppi
EE3150:Probability for Electrical and Computer Engineering
Fall 2015
Instructor: Prof. Shuangqing Wei
Ofce: Room 341, ERAD
Ofce Hours: 2:00-4:00PM (Monday and Wednesday), 2:00-3:00PM (Friday), or by appointment
E-mail: [email protected]
Class meets:
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EE 3150, Homework 3: Due in class on 9/25/2015
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(e) Yes. In terms of the Venn diagram, these pizzas are in the set (T M
O)c .
Problem 1.1.3 Solution
R
At Ricardos, the pizza crust is either Roman (R) or Neapolitan (N ). To draw the Venn diagram on the right, we make
the following observations:
W
N
M
O
Problem 1.3.8 Solution
Let si denote the outcome that the down face has i dots. The sample space
is S = cfw_s1 , . . . , s6 . The probability of each sample outcome is P[si ] = 1/6.
From Theorem 1.1, the probability of the event E that the roll is even is
Problem 1.3.5 Solution
The sample space of the experiment is
S = cfw_LF, BF, LW, BW .
(1)
From the problem statement, we know that P[LF ] = 0.5, P[BF ] = 0.2 and
P[BW ] = 0.2. This implies P[LW ] = 1 0.5 0.2 0.2 = 0.1. The questions
can be answered using
EE 3150, Homework 4: Due in class on 10/7/2015
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