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 Oct31 comment Is there of list of probability distributions ranked by “tightness of fit” for a given SD? @MJD Thanks, edited. Oct31 revised Is there of list of probability distributions ranked by “tightness of fit” for a given SD? added 12 characters in body Oct31 accepted Interpretation of Standard Deviation independent of the distribution? Oct31 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/… Oct31 asked Is there of list of probability distributions ranked by “tightness of fit” for a given SD? Oct31 asked Interpretation of Standard Deviation independent of the distribution? Aug26 awarded Popular Question Dec19 awarded Scholar Dec19 accepted Isn't $\mu$ the mean? Why isn't it for the lognormal distribution? Dec19 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? Dec19 asked Isn't $\mu$ the mean? Why isn't it for the lognormal distribution? Dec11 comment What does a line on top of a variable indicate? Oh, so they are. I thought they were giving me new information. Thanks! Dec11 asked What does a line on top of a variable indicate? Nov27 awarded Supporter Nov26 awarded Editor Nov26 revised Maximum of three random variables - what's wrong with my method? edited body Nov26 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! Nov26 awarded Student Nov26 asked Maximum of three random variables - what's wrong with my method?