Question: Suppose that a school has 20 classes 16 with 25

Suppose that a school has 20 classes: 16 with 25 students in each, three with 100 students in each, and one with 300 students, for a total of 1000 students.
(a) What is the average class size?
(b) Select a student randomly out of the 1000 students. Let the random variable X equal the size of the class to which this student belongs, and define the pmf of X.
(c) Find E(X), the expected value of X. Does this answer surprise you?

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