I don't know where to start :(

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- November 8th 2011, 06:39 AMHelpmeplease1Random Variable.
I don't know where to start :(

please help me, thanks

http://i40.tinypic.com/143nj20.png - November 8th 2011, 09:13 AMemakarovRe: Random Variable VERY TRICKY
I assume that the two numbers are on the faces of the dice.

Let and ; then is the domain of . The definition says that is an -valued random variable if for all . That is, for any subset of values that may have, the set of outcomes from that produce an answer in is a legitimate event, i.e., belongs to the set of events . For this example, this fact is obvious because includes all possible subsets of .

In contrast, is not a random variable with respect to and . E.g., consider . - November 8th 2011, 09:45 AMHelpmeplease1Re: Random Variable VERY TRICKY
- November 8th 2011, 02:24 PMemakarovRe: Random Variable VERY TRICKY
No, here and because the maximum of all three pairs is 2. Now, .

- November 10th 2011, 12:31 PMHelpmeplease1Re: Random Variable VERY TRICKY
If I wanted to describe the distribution function Fx, I take it I do a step function?

- November 11th 2011, 06:59 AMHelpmeplease1Re: Random Variable VERY TRICKY
- November 11th 2011, 07:21 AMemakarovRe: Random Variable VERY TRICKY
Yes, so the cumulative distribution function is from {1, ..., 6} to [0, 1]; . So,

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etc. - November 11th 2011, 07:28 AMHelpmeplease1Re: Random Variable VERY TRICKY
- November 11th 2011, 08:05 AMemakarovRe: Random Variable VERY TRICKYQuote:

Originally Posted by**emakarov**

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