Probability-Moment and Probability Generating Functions (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 1 - 4 of 7

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Question number: 1

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For a random variable , if we have the moment generating function , for . Then the distribution of is ________.

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Question number: 2

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If and are independent discrete random variables with the non-negative integers as range, and with distribution function then, what is the distribution of ?

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Poission distribution

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Geometric distribution

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Negative binomial distribution

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None of the above

Question number: 3

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Let be independent count r. v. s. If the are identically distributed, each with Probability generating function then has Probability generating function________.

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Question number: 4

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Suppose that and are independent random variables taking values in N, with probability generating functions and having radii of convergence and , respectively. Then the probability generating function of is given by________ for .

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None of the above

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