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I have a joint pdf f_{XY}(x,y) = (2+x+y)/8 for -1<x<1 and -1<y<1

2. Relevant equations

I have to work out E(XY) but I have previously worked out that X and Y are NOT independant (that is f_{XY}(0,1) doesn't equal f_X{0}*f_Y{1}). I am using maxima so I don't need help with any integration, I just need to know what formula because I've read that E(XY) = E(X)E(Y) only when they're indepdant... so what happens when they're not?

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# How to find E(XY) when X and Y are NOT indepdant?

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