Re: [R] newbie question about beta distribution

From: Roger D. Peng <rpeng_at_jhsph.edu>
Date: Sun 20 Mar 2005 - 17:50:53 EST

A probability density must integrate to 1. The specific values of the density can be either more or less than 1.

-roger

faisal99@inf.its-sby.edu wrote:
> 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?
> 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.

>
> thx before
>
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