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CalculusCalculus: An Applied Approach (MindTap Course List)Demand The daily demand x for water (in millions of gallons) in a town is a random variable with the probability density function f ( x ) = 1 9 x e − x / 3 , [ 0 , ∞ ) (a) Find the mean and standard deviation of the demand. (b) Find the probability that the demand is greater than 4 million gallons on a given day.BuyFind*launch*

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Ron Larson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305860919

Chapter 9.3, Problem 49E

Textbook Problem

**Demand** The daily demand *x* for water (in millions of gallons) in a town is a random variable with the probability density function

(a) Find the mean and standard deviation of the demand.

(b) Find the probability that the demand is greater than 4 million gallons on a given day.

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