[R] newbie question about beta distribution
Gabor Grothendieck
ggrothendieck at myway.com
Sun Mar 20 13:16:54 CET 2005
<faisal99 <at> inf.its-sby.edu> writes:
:
: hi everyone,
: I'm still a newbie in statistics,
:
: I have a question about beta distribution, that is,
:
: On the ref/tutorials I've found on the net, why beta distribution always
: have value p(x) more than 1?
Consider the uniform distribution on the interval (0, 1/a) whose
probability density graph is a horizontal line at a. If a > 1 then
the probability density is greater than 1 for every point of its support
showing the the density can indeed exceed 1.
: As I know, any probability density function always have value not more
: than 1?
:
: is there any one who can explain to me, I'm not statistics people, but I
: need to code that needing some of this distribution function.
:
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