By F.M. Dekking, C. Kraaikamp, H.P. Lopuhaä, L.E. Meester

ISBN-10: 1852338962

ISBN-13: 9781852338961

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R10 = 0) = P(R1 = 0) P(R2 = 0) · · · P(R10 = 0) = 3 4 10 . The probability that we have answered exactly one question correctly equals P(X = 1) = 1 · 4 3 4 9 · 10, which is the probability that the answer is correct times the probability that the other nine answers are wrong, times the number of ways in which this can occur: P(X = 1) = P(R1 = 1) P(R2 = 0) P(R3 = 0) · · · P(R10 = 0) + P(R1 = 0) P(R2 = 1) P(R3 = 0) · · · P(R10 = 0) .. + P(R1 = 0) P(R2 = 0) P(R3 = 0) · · · P(R10 = 1) . In general we ﬁnd for k = 0, 1, .

2. Two throws with a die and the corresponding maximum. ω1 ω2 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 2 2 3 4 5 6 3 3 3 4 5 6 4 4 4 4 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 In a way, a discrete random variable X “transforms” a sample space Ω to a ˜ whose events are more directly related to more “tangible” sample space Ω, what you are interested in. For instance, S transforms Ω = {(1, 1), (1, 2), . . , ˜ = {2, . . , 12}, and M transforms Ω to (1, 6), (2, 1), . . , (6, 5), (6, 6)} to Ω ˜ = {1, . . , 6}. Of course, there is a price to pay: one has to calculate the Ω probabilities of X.

12. Now suppose that for some other game the moves are given by the maximum of two independent throws. In this case we are interested in the value of the function M : Ω → R, given by M ( ω1 , ω2 ) = max{ω1 , ω2 } for (ω1 , ω2 ) ∈ Ω. 2 the possible results of the ﬁrst throw (top margin), those of the second throw (left margin), and the corresponding values of M (body) are given. The functions S and M are examples of what we call discrete random variables. Definition. Let Ω be a sample space. A discrete random variable is a function X : Ω → R that takes on a ﬁnite number of values a1 , a2 , .

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