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Let X and Y be jointly continuous random variables wth joint PDF is given by: f_{X,Y}(x,y)=2 where 0 \leq y \leq x \leq 1 Show the marginal PDF of X and Y.

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asked 2021-05-01
Let X and Y be jointly continuous random variables wth joint PDF is given by:
\(f_{X,Y}(x,y)=2\) where \(0 \leq y \leq x \leq 1\)
Show the marginal PDF of X and Y.

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2021-05-02

It is given that X and Y be jointly continuous random variables with joint PDF is given by:
\(f_{X,Y}(x,y)=2\ where\ 0 \leq y \leq x \leq 1\)
We have to find marginal PDF of X and Y.
\(f_{X}(x)=\int_{a}^{b}f(x,y)dy\ and\ f_{Y}(y)=\int_{a}^{b}f(x,y)dx\)
\(f_{X}(x)=\int_{0}^{1}2dy\ and\ f_{Y}(y)=\int_{0}^{1}2dx\)
\(f_{X}(x)=2\ and\ f_{Y}(y)=2\)
Thus, the marginal PDF of X and Y are:
\(f_{X}(x)=\begin{cases}2,\ 0\leq x\leq 1\\0,\ otherwise\end{cases}\)
\(f_{Y}(y)=\begin{cases}2,\ 0\leq y\leq 1\\0,\ otherwise\end{cases}\)

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