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Order Statistics-Determine the E(Yn) and V(Yn)

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Let Y1<Y2<.....<Yn denote the order statistics of a random sample of size n from a uniform distribution on [0, theta] ie) f(x)=1/theta if 0<x<theta, 0 otherwise, where theta>0. Determine the E(Yn) and V(Yn).

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Let Y1<Y2<.....<Yn denote the order statistics of a random sample of size n from a uniform distribution on [0, theta] ie) f(x)=1/theta if 0<x<theta, 0 otherwise, where theta>0. ...

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The expert determines a function for order statistics. The uniform distributions are examined.

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