I have no idea how to approach the following problem:

Random Variable has density function

Find the value of and determine .

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- Jul 2nd 2009, 12:04 PMjschlarbRandom Variables, Density function
I have no idea how to approach the following problem:

Random Variable has density function

Find the value of and determine . - Jul 2nd 2009, 12:38 PMRandom Variable
for

so

and after you find k (which is in terms of h)

- Jul 2nd 2009, 05:30 PMmatheagle
This is an exponential density, which is a gamma with and .

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exponential_distribution