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Distinguishing between Famous Random Variables II

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Suppose an individual arrives first to a blind date​ at a restaurant. Suppose further that their date will arrive in the next 10 minutes and the date is equally likely to arrive in any one-minute window.

The time that the individual has to wait for their date to show up is best described by a:

A

exponential random variable.

B

Poisson random variable.

C

uniform random variable.

D

binomial random variable.

E

normal random variable.

F

None of the above.