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Re: st: using Stata to calulate prob


From   "Tamazian, Artur" <oartur@usc.es>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: using Stata to calulate prob
Date   Wed, 02 Nov 2005 09:48:33 +0100

 As Joseph suggested, probably is a space problem. Be sure type
.display norm(1.96)

Mensaje citado por Joseph Coveney <jcoveney@bigplanet.com>:

> Peggy Chrisman wrote:
>
> I am having trouble using Stata to display probabilities for sample
> distribution. Example: for calculate P(Z<1.96)
> I have tried display norm(1.96) which is what is listed in the help
> file, but I keep getting an error that norm is not found and for
> binomial I tried binomial (n,k,p) and it did not recognize the command.
> Any hints?
>
>
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>
> To get a better picture of your problem, you might want to show the List
> just what you typed and what you got, for example, if you're inserting
> spaces between the function and its open parenthesis or failing to observe
> case.
>
> Joseph Coveney
>
> . display norm(1.96)
> .9750021
>
> . display norm       (1.96)
> norm not found
> r(111);
>
> . display Binomial(10,5,0.5)
> .62304687
>
> . display binomial(10,5,0.5)
> Unknown function binomial()
> r(133);
>
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