(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Suppose that a point is chosen at random on a stick that has length 15 inches, and that the stick is broken into two pieces at that point. Find the expected value of the lengths of the two pieces.

2. Relevant equations

E(x)=[tex]\sumf(x)xdx[/tex] from -infinity to +infinity (continuous case)

E(x)=[tex]\sumf(x)x[/tex] for all x (discrete case)

3. The attempt at a solution

X_{1}+X_{2}=15

PLEASE HELP!!

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# Homework Help: Expected Value

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