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    Moment generating function

    Hello everybody, I'm currently busy with my paper on statistics and probability. I have encountered some problems with finding a moment generating function and would appreciate any help on it.
    Here is the function for which I need to find the moment generating function:

    f(x)=1/2e^{(-x/2)} ;x>0


    If anybody is willing to spend a couple of minutes of their time I would really appreciate it. I'm able to solve the problems in my textbook, but this is one is murdering me for several hours now... Thanks in advance!
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    is this "paper" part of your final grade?

    if not, where are you stuck?
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    It's not part of my final grade. I have managed to solve the problem by now, turns out my integration skills were a bit rusty and I was being a bit sloppy =) Thanks for offering help anyway.
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