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 one year ago
The normal probability function is usually depicted:
Y = { 1/[ σ * sqrt(2π) ] } * e(x  μ)2/2σ2
Is there an algebraic expression for the distribution function (algebraic antiderivative) for the above equation or does one have to always have a numeric (use of tables) solution?
 one year ago
The normal probability function is usually depicted: Y = { 1/[ σ * sqrt(2π) ] } * e(x  μ)2/2σ2 Is there an algebraic expression for the distribution function (algebraic antiderivative) for the above equation or does one have to always have a numeric (use of tables) solution?

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oldrin.bataku
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is no cumulative distribution function expressible in terms of elementary functions, unfortunately. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Error_function
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