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    non central t distribution

    I have been very stuck with this problem.

    tv(d) is non central t distribution with v degrees of freedom and non centrality parameter d

    show for fixed x, P[|tv(d)|>x] is strictly increasing in |d|
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    Hi,

    Chernoff's (or maybe Chebychev's) inequality will help you here.
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    yes, this looks a little bit like a chebychev's inequality but I don't see putting a bound on the function is gong to help proving it is increasing in |d|.
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