If X is the number scored in a throw of a fair die,show that the Chebyshev's inequality gives

Where is the mean of X,while the actual probability is zero.

Printable View

- Jul 17th 2009, 08:27 PMroshanheroLast question on chebyshev's inequality
If X is the number scored in a throw of a fair die,show that the Chebyshev's inequality gives

Where is the mean of X,while the actual probability is zero. - Jul 18th 2009, 12:01 AMmr fantastic
I don't see where the trouble could be here. Where are you stuck?

You should know how to calculate the standard deviation of the number scored.

So solve for k and then substitute this value of k into the right hand side of the Chebyshev inequality given here: Chebyshev's inequality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia