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#1 2013-05-08 02:00:50

lucik1900
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Consider two rvs X and Y with joint pdf f(x,y)=k−y, 0<y<x2 <1, find th

Consider two rvs X and Y with joint pdf f(x,y)=k−y, 0<y<x2 <1, find the constant k

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#2 2013-05-08 05:16:21

bobbym
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Re: Consider two rvs X and Y with joint pdf f(x,y)=k−y, 0<y<x2 <1, find th

Hi lucik1900;

What is x2? Is that x^2?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#3 2013-05-08 05:18:45

anonimnystefy
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Re: Consider two rvs X and Y with joint pdf f(x,y)=k−y, 0<y<x2 <1, find th

Hi lucik1900

I am getting


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#4 2013-05-08 05:43:00

bobbym
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Re: Consider two rvs X and Y with joint pdf f(x,y)=k−y, 0<y<x2 <1, find th

Hi all;

I am liking 33 / 10 but I sure do not like guessing at questions. x^2  is much better than x2.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#5 2013-05-08 05:45:46

anonimnystefy
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Re: Consider two rvs X and Y with joint pdf f(x,y)=k−y, 0<y<x2 <1, find th

Yes, it is, but I have noticed that people often use that kind of notation when they do not know how to put an exponent in the superscript.


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