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    22. Let X denote the proportion of alloted time that a randomly selected student spends working on a certain aptitude test. Suppose the pdf of X is ...

    a. Use method of moments to obtain an estimator ...
    b. Obtain the maximum likelihood esitmator ...

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    (a) First, we find the expected value of f.
    E(x) =

    Using the method of moments, now we need to solve for in terms of E(x).

    Now replacing E(x) by , the mean of a sample xi of ...

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