# Example 26

Last updated at March 11, 2017 by Teachoo

Last updated at March 11, 2017 by Teachoo

Transcript

Example 26 Let X denote the number of hours you study during a randomly selected school day. The probability that X can take the values x, has the following form, where k is some unknown constant. P(X = x) = 0.1 , ๐๐ ๐ฅ=0๏ทฎ๐๐ฅ, ๐๐ ๐ฅ=1 ๐๐ 2๏ทฎ๐ 5โ๐ฅ๏ทฏ, ๐๐ ๐ฅ=3 ๐๐ 4๏ทฎ0, ๐๐กโ๐๐๐ค๐๐ ๐๏ทฏ๏ทฏ (a) Find the value of k Making in tabular format Since X is a random variable , its Sum of Probabilities is equal to 1 0๏ทฎ4๏ทฎ๐(๐)๏ทฏ = 1 P(X = 0) + P(X = 1) + P(X = 2) + P(X = 3) + P(X = 4) = 1 0.1 + k + 2k + 2k + k = 1 6k = 1 โ 0.1 6k = 0.9 k = 0. 9๏ทฎ6๏ทฏ k = 0.15 Example 26 (b) What is the probability that you study atleast two hours? Exactly two hours? At most 2 Hours Our probability distribution table is P(you study atleast two hours) = P(X โฅ 2) = P(X = 2) + P(X = 3) + P(X = 4) = 2k + 2k + k = 5k = 5 ร 0.15 = 0.75 P(you study exactly two hours) = P(X = 2) = 2k = 2 ร 0.15 = 0.30 P(you study atmost two hours) = P(X โค 2) = P(X = 0) + P(X = 1) + P(X = 2) = 0.1 + k + 2k = 0.1 + 3k = 0.1 + 3 ร 0.15 = 0.1 + 0.45 = 0.55

Example 7
Important

Example 6 Important

Ex 13.1, 10 Important

Ex 13.1, 12 Important

Example 11 Important

Ex 13.2, 7 Important

Ex 13.2, 11 Important

Ex 13.2, 14 Important

Example 17 Important

Example 18 Important

Example 20 Important

Example 21 Important

Ex 13.3, 2 Important

Ex 13.3, 4 Important

Ex 13.3, 8 Important

Ex 13.3, 10 Important

Ex 13.3, 12 Important

Ex 13.3, 13 Important

Example 25 Important

Example 26 Important You are here

Example 27 Important

Example 28 Important

Example 29 Important

Ex 13.4, 3 Important

Ex 13.4, 6 Important

Ex 13.4, 11 Important

Ex 13.4, 15 Important

Example 31 Important

Example 32 Important

Ex 13.5, 4 Important

Ex 13.5, 6 Important

Ex 13.5, 10 Important

Ex 13.5, 13 Important

Example 35 Important

Example 36 Important

Misc 6 Important

Misc 9 Important

Misc 11 Important

Misc 13 Important

Misc 16 Important

Class 12

Important Question for exams Class 12

- Chapter 1 Class 12 Relation and Functions
- Chapter 2 Class 12 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
- Chapter 3 Class 12 Matrices
- Chapter 4 Class 12 Determinants
- Chapter 5 Class 12 Continuity and Differentiability
- Chapter 6 Class 12 Application of Derivatives
- Chapter 7 Class 12 Integrals
- Chapter 8 Class 12 Application of Integrals
- Chapter 9 Class 12 Differential Equations
- Chapter 10 Class 12 Vector Algebra
- Chapter 11 Class 12 Three Dimensional Geometry
- Chapter 12 Class 12 Linear Programming
- Chapter 13 Class 12 Probability

About the Author

CA Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 8 years. He provides courses for Practical Accounts, Taxation and Efiling at teachoo.com .