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Homework Help: A question about statistics

  1. Dec 7, 2012 #1
    In this link:

    http://www.math.harvard.edu/~phorn/362/362assn3-solns.pdf [Broken]

    I do not understand how they got the power function for number 5...can anybody explain it to me please?

    Thanks in advance
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  3. Dec 7, 2012 #2


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    You understand that Y ~ Poisson(12θ)? Given that, what are the probabilities for Y being 0, 1, 2?
  4. Dec 8, 2012 #3
    Oh, ok thanks.
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