Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH 180/December 2017/Question 11 (e)
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Question 11 (e) 

The function is an example of a Gamma distribution, a function that may be used to describe certain probabilities.
(e) Draw a large graph of below, incorporating all of the features determined in the previous parts of this question. 
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Hint 

Noting that the domain of is given by , draw its graph based on the information in part (a)(d). You can split the domain into three parts, , , and , and draw each piece of the graph. 
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Solution 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. Note that the domain of is given as . Part (a) tells us that the graph of passes through . From part (b), we get the horizontal asymptote of as . In other words, as goes to infinity, the graph approaches to , i.e., axis. From part (c) and (d), we see that is increasing on and decreasing on , while it is concave down on and concave up on . Collecting the information, we can draw the graph of as follows. 