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As title: How do you relate P(F) with P(F') where F' is F's closure. Conditions: P(F)\neq 0 and F non-empty. ...
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At time 3:50 through 4:35 in this --- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Xm10qDxU9s --- video, I think there should be...
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I read this article about non central chi square distribution...
Mar18-11 04:29 PM
Stephen Tashi
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So if I want to prove. A=>B for all x. Does the following work? Suppose for contradiction, B is not true for...
Mar18-11 02:22 AM
Stephen Tashi
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Wasn't sure of where the most appropriate place would be for this post. If you have a truth table, say for...
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I have a challenge for all y'all: Go out and do some research on the chances of winning a "Minute To Win It"...
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Hi, Just curious as to what is the basis of the margin of error given in polls, e.g., in statements of the...
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Have a question that I'm having some difficulties with, wondering if I'm on the right track: A machine has a 0.9...
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I never understand the difference between 'Equally Likely Events', 'Mutually Exclusive Events' and 'Exhaustive...
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Reworded version: I think I need to re-word as follow: Can a nonempty set X with P(X)=0? Suppose F to be a...
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So on a different forum I go to someone said something about flipping a coin 1 million times, and that the probability...
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Hello to all. Simple question but I'm getting the wrong answer here. Question: The random variable X is...
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Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bijection,_injection_and_surjection Consider the two sets X & Y connected...
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Hi all, What is a good way to use replication methods for estimation? For a dataset with no design information,...
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If there exists a real-valued measurable cardinal, then there is a countably additive extension of Lebesgue measure to...
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Hey there! Is there any formula to determine the power of a cardinal number to another cardinal number? ...
Mar14-11 08:12 PM
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Let X be a single observation from the density f\left(x;\theta\right) = \theta x^{\theta -1}I_{(0,1)} (x), where...
Mar14-11 07:35 AM
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Hi, I am interested in the product of a Gaussian random variable with itself. If X is Gaussian then what is X^2? We...
Mar14-11 06:19 AM
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I have five groupings of data measurements, each group with a different quantity of measurements. I want to see if...
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So if I start with a multivariate distribution f(x,y), I can find the marginal distributions, the conditional...
Mar12-11 02:02 PM
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Hi, This problem has been bugging me for while. I hope someone can explain it. 1) If I measure something with a...
Mar12-11 11:44 AM
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I'm trying to prove the following: if E is infinite set and F is finite set. prove that E and E U F have the same...
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Hello, let's consider the set \Omega of all the continuous and integrable functions f:R \to R. Suppose we now take...
Mar10-11 09:21 AM
AKG
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Prove the following theorem about the limit of the composition of functions. Theorem 1 Let f : A → R and g : B → A....
Mar10-11 09:04 AM
mathwonk
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I fitted a nixed-effects model to a dataset from a longitudinal study in R. This is the R code I used: data <-...
Mar10-11 04:41 AM
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\exists x \phi(x) \implies \exists x ( \phi(x) \land (\forall y \in x) \lnot \phi(y)), where \; y \; is \; not \; free...
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Hello, I was wondering if anyone knew how to find a moment generating function about the mean. What I want is a...
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Are all true statements provable? Is there an axiom or theorem that says one way or the other?
Mar9-11 11:33 AM
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How would I evaluate the following: P(A|(B or C)) where B and C are two mutually exclusive events. I have scoured...
Mar9-11 07:56 AM
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Would just like a hand with this question If X and Y are independent standard Gaussian random variables (that is,...
Mar9-11 07:34 AM
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X is a random variable with a continuous distribution with density f(x)=e^(-2|x|), x e R How would you calculate...
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I was asked this question about a week ago and I can't figure it out. I get confused in the numbers. This is not a...
Mar8-11 05:00 PM
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I want to calculate E of the following continuous distribution having density: f(x)=e^-2|x| for x in the reals (x e...
Mar8-11 03:23 AM
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Question: Given that any open subset E of the set of real numbers is a disjoint union of open intervals. Is E a...
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I've been tutoring students at my college this semester, and came across this problem with a student: Show for all...
Mar6-11 02:54 AM
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There are three prisoners A,B and C,one of them will be randomly picked by the king to be freed,two others will be...
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I have some questions about the presentation of the P vs NP problem here. I'm quite new to this stuff, so pardon my...
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Suppose you had a normal deck of 52 playing cards and lost a card. You then decide to draw a card from the...
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I want to distrubute questionaires to five groups of people with different educational back grounds; Group 1; No...
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The number of cars driving past a parking area in a one-minute time interval has a Poisson distribution with mean...
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