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

A function f( x ) had the following form : f ( x) = kx^-(k+1) where 1 < x < infinity

a) for what valuesof k is f a pdf ?

2. Relevant equations

See attachments (the theorem is included)

3. The attempt at a solution

started out by using the first equation in the attachment, for stuck with kx^-(k+1) = 0 and Got stuck there... well the only way k will satisfy the equation is that if it is equal to 0... but i'm not sure if that is the answer.

Tried using the 2nd equation, integration was long, and i encountered logs, K turned out to have a single value of 0.00693

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ok i figured that my first attempt was right and that k is > = 0 . But i just want to confirm this, and i don't really feel like deleting my post after writing it out

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