By Kai Lai Chung

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Although it has been shown to be possible to proceed this way by transfinite induction, this is a rather difficult task. There is a more efficient way to reach the goal via the notions of outer and inner measures as follows. For any subset 5 of ,0'(1 consider the two numbers: (j p, *(5) = inf p,(U), u:;s Uopen, p,*(5) = sup p,(C). C closed, CCS p, * is the outer measure, p,* the inner measure (both with respect to the given F). It is clear that p,*(5) ~ p,*(5). Equality does not in general hold, but when it does, we call 5 "measurable" (with respect to F).

The inverse mapping X-I has the following properties: X-I(A C ) X 1 Xl - (X-I (A)t. (YAa) -Ux a (0 Aa ) -AX 1 (Aa), 1 (Aa). a where a ranges over an arbitrary index set, not necessarily countable. 2. X is an r v if and only if for each real number x, or each real number x in a dense subset of qzl, we have {w: X(w) PROOF. (3 ) ::s x} E ~f . The preceding condition may be written as 'Ix: X-I (( -00, x]) E ;j. Consider the collection ,(;j of all subsets 5 of 32 1 for which X-I (5) E :¥". 1 and the defining properties of the Borel field ,J/ , it follows that if 5 E ,\1, then 36 I RANDOM VARIABLE.

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? 7. The sum, difference, product, or quotient (denominator nonvanishing) of the two discrete r. ' s is discrete. 8. v. is discrete. v. m. is atomic. [HINT: Use Exercise 23 of Sec.