By Kai Lai Chung

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Of subsets of Q each of which differs from a set in g;; by a subset of a null set. Precisely: PROOF. c g; = {E (9) C Q: E ~ F E ~+/" for some F E :-0 }. It is easy to verify, using Exercise 1 of Sec. 1, that contains g;;. F. (F), where F is any set that satisfies the condition indicated in (7). A/, Then by Exercise 2 of Sec. 1, (E ~Fd~(E ~F2) = (F] ~F2)~(E ~E) = FJ ~F2. as was to be shown. We leave it as an exercise to show that:?? is a measure 0 E vV, hence @2(E) @2(E). on :if . If E E ;j6, then E tJ.

Contains :Y36 hence it must also contain q-P. )32 belongs to the collection, as was to be proved. 5. Throughout the book we shall use the notation for numbers as well as functions: (6) x V Y = max(x, y), x /\ y = min(x, y). Corollary. v. 's (the last being complex-valued). 's, then X v y, X /\ y, X + y, X - y, X· Y, XjY are r. ' s, the last provided Y does not vanish. 's is immediate. Passing to an infinite sequence, let us state the following theorem, although its analogue in real functIOn theory should be well known to the reader.

V. belonging to it simple. EXERCISES 1. 1. For the "direct mapping" X, which of these properties of X-I holds? 2 PROPERTIES OF MATHEMATICAL EXPECTATION I 41 2. m. *3. m. v. m. ,. Can this be done in an arbitrary probability space? *4. Let e be uniformly distributed on [0,1]. For each dJ. F, define G(y) = sup{x: F(x) :s y}. Then G(e) has the dJ. F. *5. Suppose X has the continuous dJ. F, then F(X) has the uniform distribution on [0,1]. What if F is not continuous? 6. v. necessarily Borel or Lebesgue measurable?