In 1950 an experiment was done observing the time gaps between successive cars on the Arroyo Seco Freeway. The data show that the density function of these time gaps was given approximately by p(t)=ae−0.119t where t is the time in seconds and a is a constant.Find the constant a.

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Asked Oct 25, 2019

In 1950 an experiment was done observing the time gaps between successive cars on the Arroyo Seco Freeway. The data show that the density function of these time gaps was given approximately by p(t)=ae−0.119t where t is the time in seconds and a is a constant.
Find the constant a.

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If p(t) is a probability density function, then
JP(C)dt =1
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If p(t) is a probability density function, then JP(C)dt =1

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