conditional probabilty

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    Conditioning on RV

    Okay I have been stuck on a homework problem for quite some time and wanted some feedback to see if my methods were correct: a) Determine P(X > Y) by conditioning on rv X starting with part a), I simplified to the sum from x=1 to infinity of Fy(x)px(x) then substituting in gives a final...
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    Application of conditional probability with three variables

    I have a question concerning the following problem: A hunter has a double-barrelled shotgun. The probability that at least one shot hits the target is 90%. 80% of the time the first shot of the hunter hits the target. 80% percent of the time the hunter hit with the second shot. 75% of the...