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On conditional probability of an exponential random variable
Posted:
Jun 26, 2012 1:52 AM


You are given a random exponential variable X: f(x) = a exp(a x). Suppose that X = Y + Z, where Y is the integral part of X and Z is the fractional part of X: Y = IP(X), Z = FP(X). Which is the following conditional probability: P(Z < z  Y = n) for 0 <= z < 1 and n = 0, 1, ? ?



