# Re: st: graphing two normal curves

 From "Elizabeth Allred" To Subject Re: st: graphing two normal curves Date Tue, 21 Oct 2008 09:56:49 -0400

```Thanks Maarten. I did add one "close-paren" in the first range and got exactly what I want.

twoway function y=normden(x,0,1), range(-3 3) || ///
function y=normden(x,0.3,1), range(-3 3)

I didn't understand that a range needs to be applied to each curve. Now I do. Thanks again!

Elizabeth

>>> On 10/21/2008 at 9:27 AM, in message
<687084.6397.qm@web25004.mail.ukl.yahoo.com>, Maarten buis
<maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- Elizabeth Allred <lizard@hsph.harvard.edu> wrote:
>
>> I'm trying to draw two normal curves with this command.
>>
>> twoway function y=normden(x,0,1) || function y=normden(x,0.3,1),
>> range(-3 3)
>>
>> What I get is the complete second curve (with mean 0.3) and a small
>> bit of the first--just the piece from x=0 to about x=1. Why am I not
>> seeing both curves?
>
> twoway function y=normden(x,0,1), range(-3 3 || ///
>        function y=normden(x,0.3,1), range(-3 3)
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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