[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

st: RE: n in probability functions

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: n in probability functions
Date   Tue, 6 May 2008 21:48:03 +0100

No. A counter-example is -binomial()-. But the converse appears to be
almost true. 
Whenever you want to specify an integer df, the argument in question is
called n, n1, or n2. 

David Airey

Is n in the probability functions always df? Like in ttail(n,t)?  
Several of the functions are explicit with this, several are not. I've  
always assumed it was df.

*   For searches and help try:

© Copyright 1996–2023 StataCorp LLC   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index