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Suppose there is a random variable X with a geometric distribution for which the parameter p is unknown (0 < p < 1). What is a statistic delta(X) that will be an unbiased estimator of 1/p?
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E(X)=1/p, hence X is unbiased for 1/p.
Do you have a sample of X's or just one observation?
Originally Posted by matheagle E(X)=1/p, hence X is unbiased for 1/p.
Do you have a sample of X's or just one observation? That's all the question says. I guess just one since it says random variable X.
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