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GATE IN 2012

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Two independent random variables $$X$$ and $$Y$$ are uniformly distributed in the interval $$\left[ { - 1,1} \right].$$ The probability that max $$\left[ {X,Y} \right]$$ is less than $$1/2$$ is

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GATE IN 2009

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A screening test is carried out to detect a certain disease. It is found that $$12$$% of the positive reports and $$15$$% of the negative reports are incorrect. Assuming that the probability of a person getting positive reports is $$0.01,$$ the probability that a person tested gets an incorrect reports is

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GATE IN 2008

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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A random variable is uniformly distributed over the interval $$2$$ to $$10.$$ Its variance will be

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GATE IN 2007

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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Assume that the duration in minutes of a telephone conversation follows the exponential distribution $$\,f\left( x \right) = {1 \over 5}{e^{ - x/5}},\,x \ge 0.\,\,\,$$ The probability that the conversation will exceed five minutes is

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