Question

The following function is a legitimate density function: f(x)=2*(3x + 4)/33 for -1 < x < 2 and 0 else. Please include at least 3 decimal places for all parts in this question.

a) Find P(1 ≤ x < 4).

b) What is the expected value?

c) Determine the cdf.

d) Find the 50 th percentile.

Answer #1

7. For the random variable x with probability density function:
f(x) = {1/2 if 0 < x< 1, x − 1 if 1 ≤ x < 2}
a. (4 points) Find the CDF function. b. (3 points) Find p(x <
1.5). c. (3 points) Find P(X<0.5 or X>1.5)

1. Suppose a random variable X has a probability density
function
f(x)= {cx^2 -1<x<1,
{0 otherwise
where c > 0.
(a) Determine c.
(b) Find the cdf F ().
(c) Compute P (-0.5 < X < 0.75).
(d) Compute P (|X| > 0.25).
(e) Compute P (X > 0.75 | X > 0).
(f) Compute P (|X| > 0.75| |X| > 0.5).

1. Decide if f(x) = 1/2x2dx on the interval [1, 4] is
a probability density function
2. Decide if f(x) = 1/81x3dx on the interval [0, 3]
is a probability density function.
3. Find a value for k such that f(x) = kx on the interval [2, 3]
is a probability density function.
4. Let f(x) = 1 /2 e -x/2 on the interval [0, ∞).
a. Show that f(x) is a probability density function
b. . Find P(0 ≤...

6. A continuous random variable X has probability density
function
f(x) =
0 if x< 0
x/4 if 0 < or = x< 2
1/2 if 2 < or = x< 3
0 if x> or = 3
(a) Find P(X<1)
(b) Find P(X<2.5)
(c) Find the cumulative distribution function F(x) = P(X< or
= x). Be sure to define the function for all real numbers x. (Hint:
The cdf will involve four pieces, depending on an interval/range
for x....

The density function of random variable X is given by f(x) = 1/4
, if 0
Find P(x>2)
Find the expected value of X, E(X).
Find variance of X, Var(X).
Let F(X) be cumulative distribution function of X. Find
F(3/2)

Let X and Y have a joint density function given by f(x; y) = 3x;
0 <= y <= x <= 1
(a) Find P(X<2Y).
(b) Find cov(X,Y).
(c) Find P(X < 1/2 |Y = 1/3).
(d) Find P(X = 1/2|Y = 1/3).
(e) Find P(X > 1/2|Y > 1/3).
(f) Find the conditional expectation E(X|Y = y).

1. Find k so that f(x) is a probability density function. k=
___________
f(x)= { 7k/x^5 0 1 < x < infinity elsewhere
2. The probability density function of X is f(x).
F(1.5)=___________
f(x) = {(1/2)x^3 - (3/8)x^2 0 0 < x < 2
elsewhere
3. F(x) is the distribution function of X. Find the probability
density function of X. Give your answer as a piecewise
function.
F(x) = {3x^2 - 2x^3 0 0<x<1 elsewhere

Let the probability density function of the random variable X be
f(x) = { e ^2x if x ≤ 0 ;1 /x ^2 if x ≥ 2 ; 0 otherwise}
Find the cumulative distribution function (cdf) of X.

Suppose that the joint density function of X and
Y is given by
f (x, y) =
45 xe−3x(y +
5) x > 0,
y > 0.
(a)
Find the conditional density of X, given Y
= y.
(b)
Find the conditional density of Y, given X
= x.
(c)
Find P(Y > 5 | X = 4).

Let X be a random variable with density function f(x) = 1/4 for
-3 <= x <= 5, and 0 otherwise. Find the density of Y = X^2
and of Y = (X - 1)^2, of Y = |X-1|, and of Y=(X-1)^4.

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