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

Example 5.1.4: Y is a continuous random variable on the interval (0; 1) with

density function

fY (y) =

{3y2 0 < y < 1

{0 elsewhere

what is the cumulative distribution function of Y ?

2. Relevant equations

The relationship between a continuous random variable and the cumulative distribution function can be defined as: F(a) = P{X ∈ (-∞,α)} = ∫(-∞,α) f(x)dx

3. The attempt at a solution

Is the problem just asking for this: P{Y ∈ (0,1)} ?

In terms of the integration, the indefinite integral is y^3 + C.

Alas i am stuck!

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# Homework Help: Probability: Cumulative distribution problem

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