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Ron Larson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305860919

Chapter 9.2, Problem 16E

Textbook Problem

**Making a Probability Density Function** In Exercises 13–18, find the constant *k* such that the function *f* is a probability density function over the given interval.

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