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

The question is

Let Y be a continuous random variable with pdf f_Y(y) = 3(1-y)^2

and I have to find P(|Y - 1/2| > 1/4)

2. Relevant equations

Is there a formula involved here or something that can help me???

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm not even sure how to find the probability of a pdf once it's given, is there a formula that I can use and plug the values in... I think it's more confusing that there is an inequality in the probability as well... any hints will be greatly appreciated

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# Homework Help: What does this mean? P(|Y - 1/2| > 1/4)? (2nd year stats)

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