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    Name of this density function ...

    f(x|1) = 2^[-(x+1)]

    I realize the general form is f(x|theta) so it's implying that theta is 1, but how do you describe the name of this density function? Can it be manipulated into a commonly used one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlt1209 View Post
    f(x|1) = 2^[-(x+1)]

    I realize the general form is f(x|theta) so it's implying that theta is 1, but how do you describe the name of this density function? Can it be manipulated into a commonly used one?

    Thanks!!
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