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Ron Larson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305860919

Chapter 9, Problem 51RE

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**Special Probability Density Functions** In Exercises 49–54, identify the probability density function. Then find the mean, variance, and standard deviation without integrating.

To determine

The probability density function of

**Given Information:**

The probability density function:

Consider the provided probability density function.

The exponential probability density function for

This shows that the provided probability density function is an exponential probability density function with

The formula for mean and variance of an exponential probability density function is defined as,

The provided exponential probability density function shows that

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