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Oct
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comment Is there of list of probability distributions ranked by “tightness of fit” for a given SD?
@MJD Thanks, edited.
Oct
31
revised Is there of list of probability distributions ranked by “tightness of fit” for a given SD?
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Oct
31
accepted Interpretation of Standard Deviation independent of the distribution?
Oct
31
comment Interpretation of Standard Deviation independent of the distribution?
Thank you, this is exactly what I was looking for! Please see my followup question here: math.stackexchange.com/questions/999984/…
Oct
31
asked Is there of list of probability distributions ranked by “tightness of fit” for a given SD?
Oct
31
asked Interpretation of Standard Deviation independent of the distribution?
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Dec
19
accepted Isn't $\mu$ the mean? Why isn't it for the lognormal distribution?
Dec
19
comment Isn't $\mu$ the mean? Why isn't it for the lognormal distribution?
Thanks, that makes much more sense! Do you know if that's historically, true for any other distributions, where $\mu$ isn't the mean of the distribution?
Dec
19
asked Isn't $\mu$ the mean? Why isn't it for the lognormal distribution?
Dec
11
comment What does a line on top of a variable indicate?
Oh, so they are. I thought they were giving me new information. Thanks!
Dec
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asked What does a line on top of a variable indicate?
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revised Maximum of three random variables - what's wrong with my method?
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26
comment Maximum of three random variables - what's wrong with my method?
Whoops should be 1/2, and yes, your phrasing shows me just what I got wrong. THanks!
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asked Maximum of three random variables - what's wrong with my method?