Probability-Conditional Probability (ISS Statistics Paper I (Old Subjective Pattern)): Questions 6 - 6 of 6

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Let X 1, X 2, …, X n be independent Poisson variates with E (X i) =µ i. Find the conditional distribution of

X1,X2,,Xn i=1nXi=y.

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For finding the conditional distribution, first find the distribution of sum of X 1, X 2, …, X n.

P(i=1nXi=y)=P(X1+X2++Xn=y)… (732 more words) …

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