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A problem in this book asks for the most probable value of a random variable [itex]x[/itex]. As far as I know, if a random variable has "most probable value" then it isn't a random variable.
The problem is attached. It is the second question in part b.
Could the answer be that there is no most probable value? Or do I not understand exactly what a random variable is.
If it's asking at what value of [itex]x[/itex] is [itex]p(x)[/itex] greatest, that would of course be at [itex]x = 0[/itex] but I don't think that is what the question is asking.
The problem is attached. It is the second question in part b.
Could the answer be that there is no most probable value? Or do I not understand exactly what a random variable is.
If it's asking at what value of [itex]x[/itex] is [itex]p(x)[/itex] greatest, that would of course be at [itex]x = 0[/itex] but I don't think that is what the question is asking.
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