M 362K, Spring 03, Smith

## Assignment for Wednesday, November 26

I. Read pp. 304 - middle of p. 307, plus Example 2e (p. 308).

II. Practice problems:

1. p. 380 #6

2. A rectangle is formed by the following procedure:
The base of the rectangle has length X randomly chosen from the uniform distribution
on (0,1). The height Y of the rectangle is randomly (and independently) chosen
from the uniform distribution on (0,2). Find

a. The expected value of the perimeter
of the rectangle.

b. The expected value of the area
of the recangle.