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**Problem 4** The joint probability density
function of the random variables *X, Y* is given as

*f(**x,y)=8xy*

if *0 ≤ y ≤ x ≤ 1*, and 0 elsewhere.

Find the marginal probability density functions.

**Problem 5** Find the expected values *E
(**X)* and *E (Y)* for the density function given
in Problem 4.

**Problem 7.** Using information from problems 4
and 5, find
Cov*(**X**,**Y**)*.

Answer #1

a) The joint probability density function of the random
variables X, Y is given as
f(x,y) =
8xy
if 0≤y≤x≤1 , and 0
elsewhere.
Find the marginal probability density functions.
b) Find the expected values EX and
EY for the density function above
c) find Cov X,Y .

Suppose that the joint probability density function of the
random variables X and Y is f(x, y) = 8 >< >: x + cy^2 0 ≤
x ≤ 1, 0 ≤ y ≤ 1 0 otherwise.
(a) Sketch the region of non-zero probability density and show
that c = 3/ 2 .
(b) Find P(X + Y < 1), P(X + Y = 1) and P(X + Y > 1).
(c) Compute the marginal density function of X and Y...

The random variables X and Y have a joint density function given
by f(x, y) = ( 2e(−2x) /x, 0 ≤ x < ∞, 0 ≤ y ≤ x , otherwise.
(a) Compute Cov(X, Y ).
(b) Find E(Y | X).
(c) Compute Cov(X,E(Y | X)) and show that it is the same as
Cov(X, Y ).
How general do you think is the identity that Cov(X,E(Y |
X))=Cov(X, Y )?

Q1) The joint probability density function of the random
variables X and Y is given by ??,? (?, ?) = { ?, 0 < ? < ?
< 1 0, ??ℎ?????? a) Find the constant ? b) Find the marginal
PDFs of X and Y. c) Find the conditional PDF of X given Y, i.e.,
?(?|?) d) Find the variance of X given Y, i.e., ???(?|?) e) Are X
and Y statistically independent? Explain why.

Let X and Y be a random variables with the joint probability
density function fX,Y (x, y) = { cx2y, 0 < x2 < y < x for
x > 0 0, otherwise }. compute the marginal probability density
functions fX(x) and fY (y). Are the random variables X and Y
independent?.

7. Suppose that random variables X and Y have a joint density
function given by: f(x, y) = ? + ? 0 ≤ ?≤ 1, 0 ≤ ? ≤ 1
(a) Find the density functions of X and Y, f(x) and f(y).
(b) Find E[X] and Var(Y).

4. Let X and Y be random variables having joint probability
density function (pdf) f(x, y) = 4/7 (xy − y), 4 < x < 5 and
0 < y < 1
(a) Find the marginal density fY (y).
(b) Show that the marginal density, fY (y), integrates to 1
(i.e., it is a density.)
(c) Find fX|Y (x|y), the conditional density of X given Y =
y.
(d) Show that fX|Y (x|y) is actually a pdf (i.e., it integrates...

For continuous random variables X and Y with joint probability
density function. f(x,y) = xe−(x+y) when x > 0 and y
> 0 f(x,y) = 0 otherwise
a. Find the conditional density F xly (xly)
b. Find the marginal probability density function fX (x)
c. Find the marginal probability density function fY (y).
d. Explain if X and Y are independent

Let fX,Y be the joint density function of the random variables X
and Y which is equal to fX,Y (x, y) = { x + y if 0 < x, y <
1, 0 otherwise. } Compute the probability density function of X + Y
. Referring to the problem above, compute the marginal probability
density functions fX(x) and fY (y). Are the random variables X and
Y independent?

Let X and Y be two continuous random variables with joint
probability density function
f(x,y) =
6x 0<y<1, 0<x<y,
0 otherwise.
a) Find the marginal density of Y .
b) Are X and Y independent?
c) Find the conditional density of X given Y = 1 /2

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