Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 16:36:03 -0600 (CST) From: Bill Simpson <wsimpson@uwinnipeg.ca> To: r-help <r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch> Subject: R-beta: quantile I do: x<-rnorm(1000) quantile(x,c(.025,.975)) 2% 98% -1.844753 1.931762 Since I want to find a 95% confidence interval, I take the .025 and .975 quantiles. HOWEVER R says I have the 2% (not 2.5%) and 98% (not 97.5%) points. Is it just rounding the printed 2% and 98%, or is it REALLY finding .02 and .98 points instead of .025 and .975? Thanks for any help. Bill Simpson -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- Read http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/~hornik/R/R-FAQ.html Send "info", "help", or "[un]subscribe" (in the "body", not the subject !) To: r-help-request@stat.math.ethz.ch _._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._