Hi guys,
I'm stuck on these 2 questions, but I think that once I can do the first, the other should be reasonably straightforward.
I would really appreciate some help.
I've attached a png if it's easier to read.
Thanks!
I'm stuck on these 2 questions, but I think that once I can do the first, the other should be reasonably straightforward.
I would really appreciate some help.
I've attached a png if it's easier to read.
Thanks!
A genetic experiment on cell division can give rise to at most 2k cells,
and the probability function describing the variation in the number of
cells recorded is assumed to be
p(x) = x(1 theta)/1theta^(2k+1)
x = 0, 1, 2, ..., 2k
where 0 < theta < 1:
(b) Two independent replicates of the experiment are performed. What
are the probabilities
ii. that the number of cells produced in the two replicates are
the same;
iii. That the total number of cells produced from the two replicates
is exactly y, for 0 y 2k?
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