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GATE CSE 2016 Set 1
Numerical
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A probability density function on the interval $$\left[ {a,1} \right]$$ is given by $$1/{x^2}$$ and outside this interval the value of the function is zero. The value of $$a$$ is _________.
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GATE CSE 2014 Set 2
Numerical
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The security system at an IT office is composed of 10 computers of which exactly four are working. To check whether the system is functional, the officials inspect four of the computers picked at random (without replacement). The system is deemed functional if at least three of the four computers inspected are working. Let the probability that the system is deemed functinal be denoted by p. Then 100p = __________________.
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GATE CSE 2014 Set 2
Numerical
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Each of the nine words in the sentence "The Quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is written on a separate piece of paper. These nine pieces of paper are kept in a box. One of the pieces is drawn at random from the box. The expected length of the word drawn is ______________. (Then answer should be rounded to one decimal place.)
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GATE CSE 2014 Set 1
Numerical
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Suppose you break a stick of unit length at a point chosen uniformaly at random. Then the expected length of the shorter stick is __________________.