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can some one tell me what I need to do ? I'm lost.

I don't see what relationship I need to use to calculate their average.

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- Aug 1st 2010, 11:09 AMHitman6267Multiple Random Variables
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can some one tell me what I need to do ? I'm lost.

I don't see what relationship I need to use to calculate their average. - Aug 1st 2010, 10:25 PMgustavodecastro
a) Try to use the CLT. You have to calculate $\displaystyle P(|\bar{X} - mu| \geq 6) $ using the change of variable $\displaystyle Z = (\bar{X} - \mu)/\var{\bar{X}}$

b) Since all the variables are independent,

$\displaystyle E(e^{t\sum_{k=1}^{36} X_k}) = E(e^{tX_1}) \dots E(e^{tX_{36}}) = \left(E(e^{tX_1})\right)^{36}$

and since you the distribution of X, you know the mgf.