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Probability Question. Find the probability that F_{X}(x) will be less than 1, etcby mah062
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May712, 07:33 PM

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1) (1 pt) You are investigating a random phenomenon and have determined that the cumulative distribution function F_{X}(x):=P(X<x) of the random variable X has values F_{X}(1)=.5, F_{X}(2)=.74, F_{X}(3)=.92
A) Less than 1 _____ B) Larger than 2 _____ C) Between 1 and 3 _____ 2) Equations: None that I know of that pertain to this particular problem. 3) Part A: 0.5+0.74+0.92=2.16 So... 0.5/2.16=0.23148 Or 23.148% I tried this for each part. I'm looking through my notes but they only have probability questions with equations. 


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May712, 08:04 PM

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So what does [itex]F_X(1)[/itex] signify? The answer to part a) is immediate. Can you now figure out the other two parts? 


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May1112, 02:24 PM

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Solved. Thank you!



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