×
Get Full Access to Probability And Statistical Inference - 9 Edition - Chapter 2.2 - Problem 3e
Get Full Access to Probability And Statistical Inference - 9 Edition - Chapter 2.2 - Problem 3e

×

# Let the random variable X be the number of days that a

ISBN: 9780321923271 41

## Solution for problem 3E Chapter 2.2

Probability and Statistical Inference | 9th Edition

• Textbook Solutions
• 2901 Step-by-step solutions solved by professors and subject experts
• Get 24/7 help from StudySoup virtual teaching assistants

Probability and Statistical Inference | 9th Edition

4 5 1 388 Reviews
15
4
Problem 3E

Let the random variable X be the number of days that a certain patient needs to be in the hospital. Suppose X has the pmf

If the patient is to receive \$200 from an insurance company for each of the first two days in the hospital and \$100 for each day after the first two days, what is the expected payment for the hospitalization?

Step-by-Step Solution:

Solution:

Step 1 of 2:

Let X be the number of days that a certain patient needs to be in the hospital. X has the pmf

f(x) =       ,  x= 1,2,3,4.

If the patient will receive \$200 from the insurance company  for each of the first two days in the hospital. And \$100 for each of the remaining days. We have to find the expected payment of the patient.

Step 2 of 2

#### Related chapters

Unlock Textbook Solution