# Binomial Variate

• May 4th 2009, 05:13 AM
Stats
Binomial Variate
A Binomial Variate X has the mean 6 and standard deviation $\sqrt{2}$ . Find its moment generating function . Hence obtain

$
E \left [ e^{2X+3} \right]
$
Also compute E[X(X-1)].
• May 4th 2009, 11:19 AM
Moo
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Originally Posted by Stats
A Binomial Variate X has the mean 6 and standard deviation $\sqrt{2}$ . Find its moment generating function . Hence obtain

$
E \left [ e^{2X+3} \right]
$
Also compute E[X(X-1)].

What have you tried ? You don't know the mgf of a binomial ?