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1. Define random variable.
Semester
: IV
2. In a company, 5% defective components are produced. What is the probability that at least 5 components are to be examined in order to get 3 defectives?
3. If X and Y are independent random variables with variances 2 and 3 respectively. Find the variance of 3X + 4Y.
4. Obtain the probability function or probability distribution from the following distribution Function:
x 
: 
0 
1 
2 
3 

F(x) 
: 
0.1 
0.4 
0.9 
1.0 







F (x) 




x > 10 
(i) Find P(X < 4), P(5 < X < 4) Find the probability distribution of X.
(ii)
6. If var(X) = 4, find Var (3X+8), where X is a random variable.
7. The first four moments of a distribution about A = 4 are 1 , 4 , 10 and 45 respectively. Show that the mean is 5, variance is 3, _{3} 0 and _{4} 26 .
8. If a Random variable X takes the values 1, 2, 3, 4 such that 2 P(X=1) = 3 P(X=2) = P(X=3) = 5 P(X =4). Find the probability distribution of X .
9. Find the cumulative distribution function F(x) corresponding to the p.d.f of
f ( x )
1
1
_{}
1 + x
_{2}
,
 < x <
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10. Define continuous random variable. Give an example.
11. A random variable X has p.d.f f(x) given by f (x) C x e ^{} ^{x}
Find the value of C and C. D. F. of X.
12. The cumulative distribution function of a random variable X is
 x
. Find the density function of X.
13. Define r ^{t}^{h} central moment of a random variable.
14. If a Random variable X has the moment generating function
M _{X} (t)
^{2} , determine the Variance of X.
2  t
15. Define binomial B(n,p) distribution. Obtain its m.g.f , mean and variance.
16. The mean of the binomial distribution is 20 and standard deviation is 4. Find the Parameters of the distribution.
17. Obtain m.g.f of a Poisson distribution.
18. The number of monthly breakdowns of a computer is a r.v having a Poisson distribution with mean equal to 1.8. Find the probability that this computer will function for a month with only one breakdown.
19. If X is a Poisson variate such that P[X=2] = 9 P[X=4] + 90 P[X=6], find the Variance.
20. Define geometric distribution and give its m.g.f, mean and variance.
21. Show that for the uniform distribution
f ( x) =
the origin is
.
^{1} 
, 
 a < x < a 
2 a 
22.
If X is uniformly distributed in (  1 , 1 ), find the p.d.f of Y = Sin
_{t}_{h}_{e} _{m}_{.}_{g}_{.}_{f} _{a}_{b}_{o}_{u}_{t}
^{} ^{X}
2
.
23 . If X is a uniform random variable in [  2 , 2 ], find the p.d.f of X and Var[X].
24. The time( in hours) required to repair a machine is exponentially distributed
with parameter =
. What is the probability that the repair time exceeds 3
3
hours?.
25. The life time of a component measure in hours is Weibull distribution with parameters = 0.2 , = 0.5 . Find the mean and variance of the component.
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PART – B
1. A random variable X has the following distribution.
x 
 2 : 
 2 
0 
1 
2 
3 

P(x) 
: 
0.1 
k 
0.2 
2k 
0.3 
3k 

Find 
(i) 
the value of 
k. 

(ii) 
P ( X < 2 ) and P ( 2 < X < 2 ). 

(iii) 
the cumulative distribution 

(iv) 
the mean of X 

watches is 
known to 
have the 

Demand : 
1 
3 2 
4 
5 
6 
7 
8 

Probability: 
0.08 
0.19 0.12 
0.24 
0.16 
0.10 
0.07 0.04 

Determine the expected demand for watches. Also compute the variance. 



given by f(x) = 

, 

Find the value of K and C.D.F of X. 0 < x < 2 , 2 < x < 4 , 4 < x < 6 , elsewhere. Kx = 2K = 6K  Kx = 0 



f(x) 
= ax , 
0 < 
x 
< 1 

= a 
, 
1 < 
< 2 x 

= 3a  x , 
2 < x 
< 3 

= 
0 
, elsewhere. 
Find 
i) 
the value of a 
ii) 
the cumulative distribution function of X. 

iii) 
if x _{1} , x _{2} , & x _{3} are 3 independent observations of X, what is the probability that exactly of these 3 is greater than1? 
5. If X is a continuous random variable, the probability density is given by f(x) = k x (2x) , 0<x<2. , find k, mean, variance and the distribution function.
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2 ( 1  x ) _{f} _{(} _{x}_{)} _{=} 
, 
0 
< 
x 
<1 
0 
, otherwise 
1)
_{2}_{)}
Show that
Use this result to evaluate E[ (2X+1) ^{2} ]
7. A man draws 3 balls from an urn containing 5 white and 7 black balls. He gets Rs.10 for each white ball and Rs.5 for each black ball. Find his expectation.
8. A random variable X has the p.d.f f (x)
Find 1) m.g.f th 

2) 
r 

3) mean 

4) variance 
moment
1 0 < x < k .
k
,
9. The diameter of an electric cable X is a continuous random variable with p.d.f
Find
1) the value of k. 2) the c.d.f of X.
1 
1 
2 

3) 
P 
x 
/ 
< x < 

2 
3 
3 
10. Find the moment generating function of the random variable with the probability law
P X x = q ^{x} ^{} ^{1} p , x = 1 , 2 , 3
.....
.
Also find the mean and variance.
x 
0 < x < 1, 


f ( x) = 2x 
, 1 < x < 2 
0 
, otherwise 
find the mean , variance and moment generating function.
12. In each of the following cases M _{x} (t), the moment generating function is given. Determine the distribution function of X and its mean.
_{1}_{)}

3 

e 



4
_{2}_{)}
n
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13. Let X be a random variable with p.d.f
Find
1. m.g.f of X.
2. P[X > 3]
3. E[X]
4. Var[X]

x
14. Ten coins are simultaneously tossed. Find the probability of at least 7 heads.
15. If X is a binomial distribution with E[X] = 2 and Var[X] = 4/ 3, find P[X = 5]
16. For a binomial distribution mean is 6 and standard deviation is
6 . Find the first two
terms of the distribution.
17. Let the random variable X follows binomial distribution with the parameters n, p. Find
1) the p.m.f of X
2)
m.g.f of X.
3) mean and variance.
18. The monthly breakdowns of a computer is a random variable having Poisson distribution with mean equal to 1.8. Find the probability that this computer will function for a month
1) 
without breakdown 
2) 
with only one breakdown 
19. Prove that Poisson distribution is the limiting case of Binomial distribution.
20. Find the m.g.f of a Poisson variable and hence deduce that the sum of two independent Poisson variables is a Poison variate, while the difference is not a Poisson variate.
21. If Poisson variate X such that P[X = 1 ] = 2 P[ X = 2 ], find P[X = 0] and Var[X].
22. Find the m.g.f, mean and variance of Poisson distribution.
23. Define Geometric distribution. Find the m.g.f of Geometric distribution and hence find its mean and variance.
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24. Suppose that the trainee soldiers shots independently. If the probability that the target shot an any one shot is 0.7
1) 
What is the probability that the target would be hit on 10 ^{t}^{h} attempt? 
2) 
What is the probability that it takes him less than 4 shots? 
3) What is a probability that take him on even number of shots? 4) What is a average number of shots needed to hit the target?
25. State and prove memory less property on Geometric distribution.
.
21 

26. 
If X is uniformly distributed in [  2 , 2 ], find P[X<0] and 
P 
X 1 

27. Starting at 5.00 A.M every half an hour there is a flight from San Francisco Airport to Los Angels International Airport. Suppose that none of these planes is completely sold out and then they always have room for passengers. A person who wants to fly to Los Angels arrives at the airport at a random time between 8.45 A.M and 9.45 A.M. Find the probability that she waits i) at most 10 mins ii) at least 15 mins.
28. If X is uniformly distributed with E[X] = 1 and Var[X] = 4/3 , find P[X<0].
29. The number of personal computers (PC) sold at a computer world is uniformly distributed with minimum of 2000 PC and a maximum of 5000 PC.
Find
1) the probability that daily sales will fall between 2,500 and 3000 PC. 2) what is the probability that the computer world will sell at least 4000 Pc? 3) what is the probability that the compute world will sell at most 2500 PC?
30. Find the m.g.f of exponential distribution and hence find its mean and variance.
31. The daily consumption of milk in excess of 20,000 gallons is approximately e exponentially distributed with = 3000 . The city has a daily stock of 35,000 gallons. What is the probability that of two days selected at random, the stock is insufficient for both days.
32. The life time in (in hrs) X of a component is followed Weibull distribution with shape parameter = 2 . Starting with a large number of components, it is observed that 15 % of the components that have lasted 90 hrs fail before 100 hrs. Determine the scale parameter.
33. Define Weibull distribution; find its mean and variance.
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34. If the life time (in hrs) X of a certain type of car has a weibull distribution with the parameter = 2 . Find the parameter , given that the probability that the life time of the car exceeds 5 years is e ^{} ^{0}^{.}^{2}^{5} . For both parameters find mean and variance of X.
35. Each of the six tubes of a radio set has a life length(in years) follows a WEIBULL distribution with parameters = 25 , = 2 . If these tubes function independently of one another, what is the probability that no tube will have to be replaced during the first two months of operation?
36. If X is uniformly distributed in
, , find the p.d.f of Y = X ^{2} .
2
37. If
X
is
a continuous r.v having
p.d.f the p.d.f of Y.
2 
x 
, 
0 
x 

1 

f (x) = 
0 

, otherwise 
and Y = e ^{} ^{X} , find
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Unit1
1. Define a Random Variable
Solution:
A random variable is a function that assigns a real number X(s) to every element s ∈ S Where S is a sample space corresponding to a random experiment E.
2. In a Company 5% defective components are produced. What is the probability that At least 5 components are to be examined in order to get 3 defectives?
Solution:
p=5/100
q = 1p = 15/100 =95/100 n = 5
P(X=x) = (e ^{−}^{λ} λ ^{x} )/x! , x=0, 1, 2,… .. P(X=3) = e ^{−}^{λ} λ ^{3} )/3! By Poisson distribution λ = n p = 5(5/100) = 0.25
2!
3. If X and Y are independent r. v’s with variance 2 and 3. Find the Variance of 3X+4Y
Solution:
W K T Var ( a X+ bY) = a ^{2} Var X + b ^{2} Var Y
∴ Var ( 3 X+ 4Y) = 3 ^{2} Var X + 4 ^{2} Var Y
9 χ 2 +16 χ 3 = 18+48
=
=
66
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4. Obtain the probability function or probability distribution from the following Distribution function
X 
0 
1 
2 
3 

f(x) 
0.1 
0.4 
0.9 
1 

Solution: 

X 
0 
1 
2 
3 

p(x) 
0.1 
0.3 
0.5 
0.1 
5. Let x be a discrete random variable whose cumulative distribution is
0,x −3
^{1} ,− 3 x 6 

6 

F(x)= 

^{1} ,6 
x 10 

3 
1,x 10
i) find P(x>4) , p(5<x<4)
ii) find the probability distribution of X
Solution:
P(X<4) = F(4) = 0+
1 
1 

= 

6 
6 

1 
1 

 0 = 6 6 
P(5<x<4) = F(4) –F(5)
=
WKT f(x) = ^{d}^{[}^{F}^{(}^{X} ^{)}^{]} dx
= 0
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6. If Var (x) = 4 Find var (3X+8), where X is a random variable.
Solution:
W K T Var (aX+b) = a ^{2}
Var X
(3X+8) = 3 ^{2} var X = 9x4=36
7. The first four moments of a distribution about A=4 are 1,4,10 and 45 Respectively. Show that the mean is 5 variance is 3, _{3} =0 and _{4} =26.
Solution:
Given _{1}
'
1, _{2}
'
4, _{3}
'
'
100& _{4}
A=5 Mean = A + _{1}
'
=4+1=5
25 the point
Variance = _{2} _{2} ^{'} − _{1} ^{'}^{2} 4 − 1 3
'
_{3} _{3}
− 3 _{2}
'
'
1
2 _{1}
'3
10 − 3(4)(1) 2(1) ^{3} 0
'
_{4} _{4}
− 4 _{3}
'
'
1
6 _{2}
'
'
1
− 3 _{1}
'4
45 − 4(10)(1) 6(4)(1) ^{2} − 3(1) ^{4} 45 − 40 24 − 3
8. If a random variable X takes the value 2P(X=1)=3P(X=2)=P(X=3)=5P(X=4) Find the probability distribution of X
Solution:
2P(X=1)=3P(X=2)=P(X=3)=5P(X=4)=K
P(X=1)=k/2
P(X=2)=k/3
P(X=3)=k
P(X=2)=k/5
∴
k
k
k
k
=1 2
3 5
30
K=
30
61
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P(x=1)=k/2 =15/61 P(X=2)=k/3 =10/61 P(X=3)=k = 30/61 P(X=4)=k/5 = 6/61
X 
1 
2 
3 
4 
p(x) 
15/61 
10/61 
30/61 
6/61 
9. Find the Cumulative distribution function F(X) corresponding to the p.d.f of
1
1
Solution:
W K T f(X)=P(X ≤ x)
∝
= _{∫} f(x)dx
−∝
=
=
_{∝}
∫
−∝
1
Π
1 
1 

Π 
( 
1 x 
)dx 

[ tan ^{−} ^{1} x ] _{−} x 
∝ 
F(x) =
Π
^{1} [tan ^{−} ^{1} x − tan ^{−} ^{1} (− ∝)]
1
Π
_{Π} [tan ^{−} ^{1} x _{2}
10. Define continuous random variable. Given an example
Solution:
A Random variable X is said to be continuous if it is uncountable and lies in Specified interval. f(x)= x , a<X<b
4
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11. A random variable X has p d f f(X)=Cxe ^{−} ^{x} , x>0. fine the value of C and C d f of X
Solution:
∞
_{∫} f(x)dx 1
0
∞
_{∫} Cxe ^{−} ^{x} dx 1
0
C[x(− e ^{−} ^{x} ) − (1)(e ^{−} ^{x} )] 1 C[(0 − 0) − (0 − 1)] 1
∴ C 1
F(x) P(X ≤ x)
x
_{∫} Cxe ^{−} ^{x} dx
−∞
0 x
_{∫} xe ^{−} ^{x} dx
Cxe ^{−} ^{x} dx
0 [ x(− e ^{−} ^{x} ) − 1(e
^{−} ^{x} )] _{0}
x
[(− xe ^{−} ^{x} − e ^{−} ^{x} ) − (0 − 
1)] 

− xe ^{−} ^{x} − e ^{−} ^{x} 1 

F(x) 1 e ^{−} ^{x} (− x −1) 

12. The C.d.f 
of 
a 
random 
variable 
X 
is 
F(X) 
=1(1+x) 
e ^{−} ^{x} 
, 
x>0. 
Find 
the 
density Function of X
Solution:
WKT
_{f}_{(}_{x}_{)} _{} d(F(x))
dx
^{d} [1− (1 x)e ^{−} ^{x} ] dx
0 − ^{d} ((1 x)e ^{−} ^{x} ) dx
−[(1 x)(e ^{−} ^{x} ) e ^{−} ^{x} (1)]
−[ −e ^{−} ^{x} − xe ^{−} ^{x} e ^{−} ^{x} ]
xe ^{−} ^{x} ,x 0
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13. Define r ^{t}^{h} central moment of a random variable
Solution:
∑(x −x) ^{r} p(x),ifxisdiscrete
∞
r
_{∫} (x − x) f(x)dx,ifxiscontinuous
−∞
2
14. If a random variable X has the m.g.f M _{x} (t) _{2} _{−} _{t} , determine the variance
of X
Solution:
'
^{d}
[ M
( t )]
_{1} dx _{} _{[} (2 − t ).0 − 2( − 1) (2 − t) ^{2}
_{x}
t0
_{]}
t 0

^{2} 
^{1} 

(2 − 0) ^{2} 
_{2} 

' 


d ^{2}dt ^{2} 
[ M ( t )] 

2 
_{x} 
t 0 


d 
[ 
2 
] 

dt 
(2 − t) 
2 
t0 
_{} _{[} (2 − t ) ^{2} .0 − 2(2 − t ).2)( − 1) (2 − t) ^{4}
_{]}
t 0
^{4}
^{1}
8
2
var _{2} _{2} ^{'} − ( _{1} ^{'} ) ^{2} ^{1} − ( ^{1} ) ^{2} 2 2
_{} 1 _{−} 1 _{} 1
2
4
4
15. Define Binomial distribution. Write Mean and variance and its m g f.
Solution:
B ( n, p ) nC _{r} p ^{x} q ^{n} ^{−} ^{x} , x 0,1,2
...
n
mgf ( q pe ^{t} ) ^{n} mean np
var iance npq
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16. The Mean of the binomial distribution is 20 and S D is 4, Find the parameters of the Distribution.
Solution:
n p =20 

npq 4 npq 1 20q 16 

16 
4 

q 

20 5 


p 1 − q 1− 


5 
5 

1 

n. 20 

5 

n 100 

P ( X x ) nC 1 
^{4} x 
p 


100C _{x} ( 
_{)} 100 _{−} x , x 

0,1, 
100 
5 5 
....
n
17. Obtain the mgf of poisson distribution
Solution:
∞
M _{x} (t) ∑e ^{t}^{x} p(x)
x0
_{} _{∑} ∞ _{e} _{t}_{x} _{e} −λ _{λ} ^{x}
x!
x0
e −λ ∑ ^{∞} ^{(}
x!
_{λ} e t ) x
x0
e ^{−} ^{λ} [1 λ e ^{−} ^{λ} ( λe ^{−}^{λ} ) ^{2}
.....
]
_{} _{e} − λ( e ^{t} −1)
18. The No. of monthly breakdowns of a computer is a r. v having a poission Distribution with mean equal to 1.8 . Find the probability that this computer Will function for a month with only one break down.
Solution:
Hereλ =1.8
e ^{−} ^{1}^{.}^{8} (1.8)
P(X=x) =
_{1}_{!}
0.297
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19. If X is a poisson variable such that P(X=2)=9P(X=4)+90P(X=6). Find the variance.
Solution:
Given P(X=2)=9P(X=4)+90P(X=6).
e ^{−} ^{λ} λ ^{2} _{} _{9} e ^{−} ^{λ} λ ^{4} _{} _{9}_{0} e ^{−}^{λ} λ ^{6}
2! 
4!0 
6! 

^{1} 
^{λ} 2 90 ^{λ} 6 

2 
24 
720 

1 
_{} 3λ ^{2} _{} λ ^{4} 

2 
8 
8 

_{1}_{} 3λ ^{2} λ ^{4} 

4 

3λ ^{2} λ ^{4} 4 
λ ^{4} 3λ ^{2} − 4 0
λ 2i,isnotpossible
λ 1
var ianceλ 1
20. Define geometric distribution and give its mgf , mean and variance.
Solution:
A distribution r.v X is said to follow geometric distribution if its p m f is
P(X=x)=
q
x _{−} 1
p,x 1,2, ...
mgf ^{p} 1− qe
t
var iance
q
p
2
21. Show that the mgf for the uniform distribution is
sinhat
1
wheref(x)
,− a x a at
2a
Solution:
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M.g.f
M _{x} (t) E[e ^{x} ]
a 

−a 

a 
1 
dx 

−a 
2a 

^{a} 

1 
_{∫} e ^{t}^{x} dx 

2a 
−a 

^{1} [ ^{e} ^{t}^{x} ] ^{a} 
−a 

2a 
_{t} 

1 

2at [e ^{a}^{t} − e ^{−} ^{a}^{t} ] 

1 
_{e} at _{−} _{e} −at 

] 

at 
[ 
2 
at 
_{∫} e ^{t}^{x} .f (x)dx
_{∫} e ^{t}^{x}
sinhat
22. If X is uniformly distributed (1,1) find the p d f of Y=sin( ^{π} ^{x} ) 2
Solution:
P d f of X is f(X) = ^{1}
2
,
_{Y}
= sin ^{π} ^{x}
2
1<X<1
π x = sin ^{−} ^{1} Y _{⇒} _{X} _{} 2 sin ^{−} ^{1} Y
∴ f ( y ) f ( x ) dx _{}
dy
To find range of Y:
_{}_{1}_{<}_{X}_{<}_{1}
⇒ −1 Y 1
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23. If X is a uniform random variable is (2,2). Find the p d f of X and var X
Solution:
Here a=2 , b=2
_{f}_{(}_{x}_{)} _{} 
1 
var(X) 

_{} (2 2) ^{2} 
12
_{} 1 ,− 2 X 2 

4 

^{(}^{b} ^{−} ^{a}^{)} ^{2} 

12 

_{} _{1}_{4} _{} 
_{4} 

12 
3 
_{b} − a
24. The time (in hour) required to repair a machine is exponentially distributed
with Parameter λ
. With is the probability that the repair time exceeds 3
3
hours
Solution:
P d f of exponential distribution is
1
− ^{1} x
3
e
∞
P(X>3) _{∫} f (x)dx _{∫}
0
^{∞} 1
− 1 x
e ^{3} dx ,
0 3
− ^{1}
3 ) e
∞
− (0 − e
− ^{1}
1
e
10
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25. The life time of a component measure in hours is weibull distribution with Parameter α 0.2,β 0.5 . Fine the mean and variance of the component.
Solution:
Here α 0.2,β 0.5
Mean
^{1}
1
α ^{β}
(
1
1)
1
1
(0.2) ^{0}^{.}^{5}
0.5
^{1} 2 0.50
0.04
Variance
_{[} _{(} 2 1) − ( ( 2 _{} _{1}_{)}_{)} ^{2} _{]}
β
β
^{1}
2
α ^{β}
_{[} _{(}
^{2}
^{2}
0.5
^{1}
1) − ( (
1)) ^{2} ]
2
(0.2) ^{0}^{.}^{4}
0.5
1
(0.2) ^{4}
(24 − 4)
20
(0.2) ^{4}
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^{+} ^{y} ^{2} ^{)}
_{Y} _{(}_{x} _{,} _{y} _{)} _{} ^{1} x ( x  y ) ,
8
0
<x < 2 ,  x < y < x , find
f _{Y} _{\} _{X} ( y \ x) .
^{f} X Y
_{} ^{6} ^{} ^{x} ^{} ^{y}
,
0 < x < 2 ,
2 < y <4
. Find P[X + Y < 3] .
8
Are X and Y independent?
f ( x , y)
= K ( 2 x + y )
,
0 < x < 2 , 0 < y < 3 , evaluate K.
5 x  y = 22 and 64 x  45 y = 24 . Find the means of X and Y.
1
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X 
: 
10 
14 
18 
22 
26 
30 
Y 
: 
18 
12 
24 
06 
30 
36 
.
0
, 
0 x 1 
, otherwise 
0
, 
0 y 1 
, otherwise 
2
e ^{} ^{(} ^{x} ^{+} ^{y} ^{)}
2
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f ( x , y ) 
= 
5 
0 
2
, 
0 < x < 1 , 0 < 
y < 1 

, 
X 
Y 
1 
1 
0 
1/8 
3/8 

1 
2/8 
2/8 
X 

0 
1 
2 

0 
0.10 
0.04 
0.02 

Y 
1 
0.08 
0.20 
0.06 
2 
0.06 
0.14 
0.30 
1 , Y
1 ]
=
 1
3
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12) 
Two random variables X and Y defined as Y = 4 X + 9. Find the co efficient of 
13) 
correlation between X and Y If the j.p.d.f of a two dimensional random variable is 
x ^{3}
+
,
0 < x < 1 , 0 < y < 2
Find 
1) 
P[ Y < X ] 
2) 
P [ X > 1/2 ] 

3) 
P [ Y < 1/2 / X < 1/2)] 

4) 
P [ X < ½ / Y < ¼] 
Find 
1) marginal densities of X and Y 
2) 
conditional densities of X and Y. 
3) 
Joint distribution F( x , y ) 
4) 
Check whether X and Y are independent or not. 
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Given 
f _{X} _{Y} ( x , y )= 
C x ( x  y ) 
0 < x 
< 2 , 

1) 
Find C. 
, 
 x < y < x . 

2) 
Find f _{X} ( x) 

3) 
f _{Y} _{\} _{X} ( y \ x)Find 

_{4}_{)} 
Find f _{Y} ( y) . 

f _{X} _{\}_{Y} ( x \ y)5) Find 

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y = 2 x  3 and y = 5 x + 7
17) 
If 
are the 
two regression lines, find the mean 
^{} ^{y}
_{} 
, 
x > 0 , y > 0 
, otherwise 
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4 x y e
 ( x
2
^{+} ^{y}
^{2} )
.
X 
: 
62 
64 
65 
69 
70 
71 
72 
74 
Y 
: 
126 
125 
139 
145 
165 
152 
180 
208 
^{} ^{(} ^{x} ^{2}
^{+} ^{y} ^{2} ^{)}
x > 0 , y > 0. Find the value of K.
find the densities of XY and 
. 
Y 
29) 
A distribution with unknown mean has variance equal to 1.5 . Use CLT to find how large a sample should be taken from the distribution in order that the probability will be at least 0.95 that the sample will be with in 0.5 of the population mean. 
30) 
The j.p.d.f of a bivariate random variable (X,Y) is 
f _{X} _{\}_{Y} ( x \ y) and
f _{Y} _{\} _{X} ( y \ x)
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1. The joint p.d.f of the two dimensional random variable ( X , Y ) is given by
Solution:
∞ ∞
We know that _{∫} _{∫} f ( x , y ) dxdy 1
∞ ∞
−∞ −∞
_{∫}_{∫} kxye ^{−} ^{(} ^{x} ^{2} ^{} ^{y} ^{2} ^{)} dxdy 1
0 0
∞
k _{∫}
∞
_{∫} xe
− ^{x}
2
dx ye ^{−} ^{y}
2
Put t x
2
0
dt = 2xdx x dx = dt / 2
0
2
u y
du=2ydy
y dy=du/2
∞
k _{∫} e
0
− ^{t}
dt
2
∞
∫ e
− ^{u}
du
0
^{2}
1
∞
k −e − ^{t} −e − ^{u}
0
∞
0
_{} _{4}
k[(0 − 1)(0 − 1)] 4
K=4.
2. The joint p.d.f of a two dimensional random variable is given by
f
XY
_{(} _{x} _{,} _{y} _{)} _{} ^{1} x ( x − y ),0 x 2,− x y x. Find f
8
( y / x )
Solution:
f ( y / x )
f ( x , y )
f ( x )
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x
f ( x ) _{∫} f ( x , y ) dy
− x
x
1 _{∫} ( x ^{2} − xy ) dy
8
− x
x
1 2
x y−
8
^{2} − x
3
x
4
1
f ( y / x )
f ( x , y )
_{}
8
x ( x − y)
_{}
x − y
f ( x )
x
2x ^{2}
,0 x 2,− x y x
3. If X and Y are independent random variables having the jointp.d.f
X varies from x=0 to x=3 – y Y varies from y=2 to y=3
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3 3− y
P X Y 3 ∫ ∫
(6 − x − y ) dxdy
2 0
1
3
∫ ^{6}^{x} −
8
2
3− y
5
24
0
4. Find the acute angle between two regression lines Solution:
The angle θ between the two lines of regression is given by
tanθ
1− r ^{2}
Y
X
2
2
, where r is the correlation coefficient between X and
r
X
σ _{Y}
Y andσ _{X} andσ _{Y} are standard deviations of X and Y respectively.
5. State the equations of two regression lines.
Solution:
Regression equation of X on Y is ^{X} ^{−} ^{X} ^{} ^{b} ^{X}^{Y} ^{Y} ^{−} ^{Y}
Where ^{b}
XY
x
y
∑ x − ^{2}
x
Regression equation of Y on X is
Where b
YX
Y −
Y
^{b} _{Y}_{X} ^{X} −
X
_{}
Σ x −
x
y
∑ y −
y
6. State Central limit theorem in LindbergLevy’s form.
Statement:
If X _{1} , X _{2} , ...............
X _{n} be a sequence of independent identically
distributed random variables with E X _{i} and Var X _{i} σ ^{2} , i 1,2, ......and
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if S _{n} X _{1} X _{2}
............
X _{n} then under certain general conditions , S _{n} follows
Normal distribution with mean n and variance nσ ^{2} as n tends to infinity.
7. If X and Y are un correlated, what is the angle between the regression lines.
Solution:
Since X and Y are uncorrelated r=0
tanθ
1− r ^{2}
Y
X
2
2
r
X σ _{Y}
8. Let X and Y are integer valued random variables with
P ( X m, Y n ) q ^{2} p ^{m} ^{} ^{n} ^{−} ^{2} , m 1,2,
.....
,
n 1,2,
........
and p + q=1. Are
X and Y independent?
Solution:
The two random variables X and Y are independent, if.
_{P} 
X x 
, Y y 

P 
i 
j 
ij P i * Χ P * j
P X 1, Y 2 q
P X 2, Y 1 q
ij
i *
* j
P 

X x 
1 

p 
q 

2 

p 
q 
i 
P Y y 
2 

p 

2 

p 
j
Therefore X and y are independent.
9. Distinguish between Correlation and Regression
Solution:
Correlation 
Regression 

1.Correlation means relation between two variables 


2.Correlation coefficient is symmetric 
relationship between the two variables 

r 
r 

xy 
yx 
is not symmetric 
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xy
yx
10. Can the joint distribution of two random variables X and Y be got of their marginal distributions are known?
Solution:
We can find joint distribution of X and Y provided X and Yare
independent.
11. State central limit theorem in Liapounoff’s form
Solution:
If X _{1} , X _{2} ,
...............
X _{n} is a sequence of independent random variables with
E X _{i} _{i} andVar X _{i} σ _{i} ^{2} , i 1,2,
......
and if S _{n} X _{1} X _{2}
............
X _{n} then
under certain general conditions, S _{n} follows a normal distribution with mean
^{n}
n
∑ _{i} _{a}_{n}_{d} _{v}_{a}_{r}_{i}_{a}_{n}_{c}_{e} σ ^{2} ∑σ _{i} ^{2} as n tends to infinity.