From: Spencer Graves <spencer.graves_at_pdf.com>

Date: Thu 07 Jul 2005 - 10:02:06 EST

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> Not really true. I can produce a counterexample on request (admittedly

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Date: Thu 07 Jul 2005 - 10:02:06 EST

(a) I'd like to see your counterexample.

Is there a flaw in this? If not, is there some reason this case cannot be extended the product of arbitrary random variables X, Y, and W=1/Z?

Thanks, spencer graves

Göran Broström wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 10:06:45AM -0700, Thomas Lumley wrote:

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>> If X, Y, and Z are >>independent and Z takes on more than one value then X/Z and Y/Z can't be >>independent.

> Not really true. I can produce a counterexample on request (admittedly

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