# Compute the Covariance and Coefficient of Correlation

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30. a. Compute the covariance for X and Y in Exercise 22 (see attachment)

b. Compute ρ (correlation coefficient) for X and Y in the same exercise.

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(a) We can compute E(X), E(Y) and E(XY) as follows. First we need to find the marginal distribution as follows.

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