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Question number: 379
» Probability » Tchebycheff's Inequalities
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Which of the following are correct examples of applications of Chebyshev’s inequality?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  If be a Poisson r. v. with parameter . The probability that deviates from by more than is atmost . 

b.  If be the number of Heads in tosses of fair coin then the probability that deviates from by more than is at most and the probability that it deviates by more than 5 is atmost . 

c.  Both a. and b. are correct 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 380
» Probability » Mathematical Expectation and Conditional Expectation
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Let be random variables, and . Assuming that expectations exist, we have = ________
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c.  if and are independent. 

d.  All a. , b. and c. are correct 

Question number: 381
» Probability » Moment and Probability Generating Functions
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A hen lays eggs, where . Each egg hatches with probability , independently of the other eggs. Find the probability distribution of number of chicks,
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 382
» Probability » Central Limit Theorems for Independent Variables
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Let be a ramdom variable and . A sample of size is taken from this population. What is the probability that the sum of these observations is less than ?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b.  0.0062 

c. 


d. 

