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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.

*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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