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If p.m.f. of r.v. X is given below.

x |
0 | 1 | 2 |

P(x) |
q^{2} |
2pq | p^{2} |

then Var(x) = ______

#### Options

p

^{2}q

^{2}pq

2pq

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#### Solution

If p.m.f. of r.v. X is given below.

x |
0 | 1 | 2 |

P(x) |
q^{2} |
2pq | p^{2} |

then Var(x) = **2pq**

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