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    Maximum Likelihood Estimators

    This assignment asked me to find the maximum likelihood estimator for theta. I think I went wrong somewhere, but can't seem to find it. Does anyone see what I've done wrong?
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    Re: Maximum Likelihood Estimators

    Hey renolovexoxo.

    Hint: When you calculate the log likelihood remember that ln(ab) = ln(a) + ln(b) and ln(a/b) = ln(a) - ln(b).

    You should get things to translate to sums instead of products (this is in fact why log-likelihood is used).
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