Suppose that X and Y are independent random variables with the same parameter p.

What is the value of

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- December 5th 2011, 05:51 PMI-ThinkConditional probability of joint geometric random variables
Suppose that X and Y are independent random variables with the same parameter p.

What is the value of

Want to make sure my solution is correct

Correct? - December 5th 2011, 06:25 PMharish21Re: Conditional probability of joint geometric random variables
- December 5th 2011, 06:45 PMI-ThinkRe: Conditional probability of joint geometric random variables
So the denominator becomes

So the answer is 1? - December 5th 2011, 07:20 PMharish21Re: Conditional probability of joint geometric random variables
- December 5th 2011, 08:15 PMI-ThinkRe: Conditional probability of joint geometric random variables
Round 2

Denominator =

And the final answer is - December 5th 2011, 08:28 PMharish21Re: Conditional probability of joint geometric random variables