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For two independent and identically distributed random variables having the exponential distribution, do they have the same lambda value, or are the lambda values different?

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For two independent and identically distributed random variables having the exponential distribution, do they have the same lambda value, or are the lambda values different?

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If the have the same distribution function, then they both must use the same lambda.

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I just wasn't sure b/c it looks like Poisson Random Variables can have different lambda parameters.

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That is true.

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