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- Mar 10th 2010, 08:39 AMasingh88Maximum Likelihood Estimator
Im not sure how to work out a),ive got some stuff in my revision notes for the rest of the question but i dont want to start the question off from the wrong answer for a,

- Mar 12th 2010, 11:03 PMmatheagle
This is a gamma density with $\displaystyle \alpha=4$

$\displaystyle C= {1\over \Gamma(\alpha)\beta^{\alpha}} = {1\over 3!\beta^4}$

The MLE of $\displaystyle \beta$ is $\displaystyle \bar X/4$