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The percentage 'y' of impurities per batch in a certain chemical product is a beta random variable with probability density

f(y)={90y^8(1-y) if 0<=y<=1
0 elsewhere

*90 is above 0 in enclosure

What are the values of alpha and beta?

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The percentage 'y' of impurities per batch in a certain chemical product is a beta random variable with probability density

f(y)={90y^8(1-y) if 0<=y<=1
0 elsewhere

*90 is above 0 in enclosure

What are the values of alpha and beta?

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Because, Beta random variable has the distribution as,
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<br>f(x) = x^(a - 1) (1-x)^(b - 1)/Beta(a,b)
<br>here, a is actually ALPHA ...

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