   # Consider the experiment of a worker assembling a product. a. Define a random variable that represents the time in minutes required to assemble the product. b. What values may the random variable assume? c. Is the random variable discrete or continuous? 13th Edition
Anderson
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305881884

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Anderson
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305881884
Chapter 5.1, Problem 2E
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## Consider the experiment of a worker assembling a product. a. Define a random variable that represents the time in minutes required to assemble the product. b. What values may the random variable assume? c. Is the random variable discrete or continuous?

a.

To determine

Find a random variable that represents the time in minutes required to assemble the product.

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Random Variable:

A random variable x is a numerical outcome of a probability experiment. Moreover, there is a numerical value which is determined by chance for each outcome in the procedure or experiment...

b.

To determine

Find the values that the random variable can take.

c.

To determine

Check whether the random variable is discrete or continuous.

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