Question: On 12 days selected at random a city s consumption of
On 12 days selected at random, a city’s consumption of electricity was 6.4, 4.5, 10.8, 7.2, 6.8, 4.9, 3.5, 16.3, 4.8, 7.0, 8.8, and 5.4 million kilowatt- hours. Assuming that these data may be looked upon as a random sample from a gamma population, use the estimators obtained in Example 10.14 to estimate the parameters α and β.
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