Covariance

• June 21st 2011, 02:44 AM
lindah
Covariance
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I tried using the formula:
$cov[V,W] = E[VW] - E[V]E[W]$

I assumed this takes on a binomial distribution with
$E[X] = np$
Hence for E[V] and E[W] I obtained 0.55n and 0.45n respectively. After this I am stuck on this question.

Any hints would be greatly appreciated!
Linda
• June 21st 2011, 02:19 PM
pickslides
Re: Covariance
Hi lindah, the link to your question is broken on my browser.
• June 21st 2011, 02:39 PM
lindah
Re: Covariance
Hi pickslides,

On my browser it is embedded in the post. Here is the text link for the image.

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Thank you for letting me know