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# Let the random variable X be equal to the number of days ## Problem 24E Chapter 3.2

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Problem 24E

Let the random variable X be equal to the number of days that it takes a high-risk driver to have an accident. Assume that X has an exponential distribution. If P(X < 50) = 0.25, compute P(X > 100 |X > 50).

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Answer

Given P(X<50)=0.25

Here we have to compute the value of P(X>100/X>50)

The pmf of exponential distribution is P(x)= ,    0 x< Step 1 of 2</p>

P(X>100/X>50)= = = = = =e(-100+50)/ =e-50/ =P(X> 50)

Step 2 of 2

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