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hanelliot

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Here is the question.

Q. Suppose X and Y are random variables such that p(X,Y)=1/3, Var(X) = 9 and Var(Y) = 1. Compute Var(X-2Y).

Since X and Y are not independent, we are using this formula: Var(X-Y) = Var(X) + Var(Y) - 2Cov(X,Y), correct?

So, Var(X-2Y) = Var(X) - 4Var(Y) - 2Cov(X,Y)? How do I proceed from here?