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So we were given some practise problems for the exam....

in it, we got a question that we have NEVER seen in class nor can I find it in the text book.

The question is:

Find P(min(X, Y ) > x) and hence give the probability density function of U =

min(X, Y ).

Okay.. so i know how to answer it.. i think.. he gave us a solution...

But just what on earth does P(min(X, Y ) > x) mean? could their be P(max(X, Y ) > x) and if so, what does that mean?

Somebody care to take a moment and explain please?

Thanks

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