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    [Discrete Probability Function] P(X=1)= P(X=1) U P(X=-1)?




    I would like to know if this following form of interpretation is correct:

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    Suppose I have a discrete probability function P(X=k)=(7-k)/21, k between [1,6].
    The question asks me to calculate P(X=1).

    In this case, may I do P(X=1)= P(X=1) U P(X=-1)?

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    Re: [Discrete Probability Function] P(X=1)= P(X=1) U P(X=-1)?


    Close. I mean... you're right but your notation is a little off. You would want P(X=1)= P(X=1 U X=-1) = P(X=1) + P(X = -1) since they're disjoint.
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