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30063 - Practice Probability 02 (Homework)

Current Score : 39 / 67

Due : Monday, April 4 2016 12:00 PM CEST

MICOL LAFFI 30063 - 2016, section class 18, Spring 2016 Instructor: Fabrizio Iozzi

1. 7/7 points | Previous Answers

A continuous random number X has a uniform distribution between 0.2 and 0.7. Its probability density f is 2
0.2
≤ x ≤
0.7
0
elsewhere if
0.5

f(x) =

Then:

P(X 0.45) =

P(0.3X 0.6) = 0.6

The distribution function of X, on [0.2,0.7] is

F(x) = 2

x -  0.4

2. 4/4 points | Previous Answers

The graph below is that of the distribution function F of a random number X. Then P(0X 2.5) =

0.1 P(2.5X 10) =

0.9 P(0X 4.7) =

P(0X 10) =

0.5

1 3.

A random number X has the following probability function:

X 20 40 50 80 ~ 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5

Let F be the distribution function of X. Then

 F(10) = 0 F(30) = 0.2 F(45) = 0.3 F(65) = 0.5 F(160) = 1 4. 1/1 points | Previous Answers

Which of the following probability densities is such that P(0.3X 0.5) > P(0.5X 0.7) (all densities vanish outside [0,1])

5.

A continuous random number X has the following probability density:

f(x) =

Then

x

2x

0

0x1 1< x2 elsewhere

 P(0.7≤ X ≤ 1)= 0.255 P(1≤ X ≤ 1.3)= 0.255 P(0.7X 1.3)=

0.51 6. 3/3 points | Previous Answers

A continuous random number X has the following probability density:

f(x) = k

0

4x9 elsewhere

Then

k = 15  P(4 7. 3/3 points | Previous Answers

A

X

random number X has the following probability function: 10 20 40 50 ~ 5s 3s 3s 4s

Then

s = 115  P(X ≤ 1/2)= 0  P(10 8.

A random number X has the following probability function: 1 2 X ~ p pq

3

pq 2

4

pq 3

with p=1/4 and q=3/4.

Find

P(X=2)=   P(X 2)=   P(X 3)=   316

716

916

9. 3/3 points | Previous Answers

A

X

random number X has the following probability function: 10 40 90 ~ 0.3 0.2 0.5

Find

 P(10

P(X 140)=

1 The continuous random number X is exponentially distributed with parameter λ=1.

Then:

P(X 2.3)

lim

b + 0.8997 1

P(X b) =

A random number X has a Poisson distribution with parameter λ=2.7. Then:

 P(X=0) ≈ 0.0672 P(X=3) ≈ 0.2205 P(X ≥ 2) ≈ 0.752 Z= [ X ,Y ] is a discrete random vector whose distribution is

 X ↓ Y → 0 1 2 P X 0 0.3 0.1 0 0.4 1 0.2 0 0.4 0.6 P Y 0.1 0.5 0.4 1

Then

E(X) =

E(Y) =

Cov(X,Y) = ,
,

Var(X) = Var(Y) =

, ρ(X,Y)

Are X and Y stochastically independent?

No Yes  Why?

Because P(X=0 and Y=2) Because P(X=0 and Y=2) 0.16

P(X=2 and Y=0)

Because X has 2 values and Y has 3 Because P(X=0 and Y=2) =0  13.–/3 points

A random number X has binomial distribution with parameters n=6 and p=0.1. Then:

 P(X=1) ≈ P(X=2) ≈ P(X ≤ 6) = 14.–/3 points

The density of a continuous random number X is

 f(x) = 2/3 − 2/9 x 0≤ x≤ 3 elsewhere 0 Then E(X) =  Var(X) =  σ (x) ≈  15.–/3 points

A random number X has the following probability function:

X 60 80 90 ~ 0.3 0.2 0.5

Find

E(X) = Var(X) = σ (x) 16.–/1 points

Ω={m,o,x} and

defined on Ω with values in apply.) ={,{m,o},{x},Ω} is an algebra over Ω. Which of the following functions are random numbers, that is are Borel measurable? (Select all that

X( m)=5, X(o)=5, X(x)=5

X( m)=3, X(o)=5, X(x)=3

X( m)=3, X(o)=3, X(x)=5

X( m)=5, X(o)=3, X(x)=5

17.–/7 points

Z is a discrete random vector whose distribution is

 X ↓ Y → 0 1 2 P X 0 0.3 0.1 0 0.4 1 0.2 0 0.4 0.6 P Y 0.1 0.5 0.4 1

Then

E(X) =

P(X+Y 1) = , E(Y) =

E(X+Y) =

P(X 1,Y 1) =

E(XY) =

P(X=1|Y=1) =

18.–/1 points

A point P is chosen at random with uniform distribution in the square Ω. Which of the following A is

such that the probability that P lies inside A is 24%?    19.–/2 points

X is a random number uniformly distributed in the interval [0,1]

The probability that X lies in the interval [0.4,0.7] is

The probability that X lies in the interval [0.4,0.7] given that it's in the interval [0.6,0.8]  20.–/2 points

A random number X is uniformly distributed in the interval [0,1]. Consider the events:

A = 0.4 < X < 0.9

B = 0.8 < X < 1

1) A and B are stochastically independent

True False 2) A and B are disjoint

False True 