Lecture 9: Multiple Continuous Random Variables

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Lecture Topics

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  • PDF review
  • Multiple random variables
    • Conditioning
    • Independence
  • Examples
    • Buffon's needle
    • Stick breaking

Lecture Activities

Recitation Problems and Recitation Help Videos

Review the recitation problems in the PDF file below and try to solve them on your own. Two of the problems have an accompanying video where a teaching assistant solves the same problem.

Recitation Help Videos

PROBLEM # PROBLEM TITLE PROBLEM SOLVED BY
3 {'English - US': '/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041sc-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2013/unit-ii/lecture-9/uniform-probabilities-on-a-triangle/MIT6_041SCF13_Uniform_Probabilities_on_a_Triangle_300k.srt'}Uniform Probabilities on a Triangle (00:22:58) Jimmy Li
4 {'English - US': '/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041sc-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2013/unit-ii/lecture-9/probability-that-three-pieces-form-a-triangle/MIT6_041SCF13_Probability_that_3_Pieces_Form_a_Triangle_300k.srt'}Probability that Three Pieces Form a Triangle (00:12:30) Jimmy Li

Tutorial Problems and Tutorial Help Videos

Review the tutorial problems in the PDF file below and try to solve them on your own. One of the problems has an accompanying video where a teaching assistant solves the same problem.

Tutorial Help Videos

PROBLEM # PROBLEM TITLE PROBLEM SOLVED BY
3 {'English - US': '/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041sc-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2013/unit-ii/lecture-9/the-absent-minded-professor/MIT6_041SCF13_The_Absent_Minded_Professor_300k.srt'}The Absent Minded Professor (00:13:09) Jimmy Li

Problem Set and Solutions

Work the problems on your own and check your answers when you're done. Problem set 5 covers Lectures 8 and 9.

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