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    Mean & Variance of a Continuous Density Function

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    Find the mean and variance of random variable, x, given the continuous density function below:

    f(x) = x 0 < x < 1
    2-x 1 <= x < 2
    0 elsewhere

    a) Find the mean of X

    b) Find the variance of X.

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    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of mean and variance of a continuous density function. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

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