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Determine whether each of the following random variables

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Problem 1E

Determine whether each of the following random variables is discrete or continuous.

a. The number of heads in 100 tosses of a coin.

b. The length of a rod randomly chosen from a day’s production.

c. The final exam score of a randomly chosen student from last semester’s engineering statistics class.

d. The age of a randomly chosen Colorado School of Mines student.

e. The age that a randomly chosen Colorado School of Mines student will be on his or her next

birthday.

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Answer

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Discrete random variable means which can be measurable by positive integers

Example X=0,1,2,3

Continuous random variable means which can take any value between the given range

Example X=4.2 in the range (4,6)


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Chapter 2.4, Problem 1E is Solved
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Textbook: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
Edition: 4
Author: William Navidi
ISBN: 9780073401331

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