I was a bit confused with the pages that I attached...(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1) "An intuitive estimate of [itex]\theta[/itex] is the maximum of the sample". But we are only taking random samples, so even the maximum might be far from [itex]\theta[/itex], right?

2) I don't understand how [itex]E(Y_n) = (n/(n+1))\theta[/itex]. I thought that [itex]E(Y_n) = (Y_n)*pdf = (Y_n)(\frac{nt^n-1}{\theta^n})[/itex].

3) "Further, based on the cdf of Y_n, it is easily seen that [itex]Y_n \rightarrow \theta[/itex]". Does that mean that E(Y_n) converges to theta, so Y_n must also converge to theta?

Thank you in advance

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# Convergence in Probability

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