# Thread: Name of this density function ...

1. ## 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?

Thanks!!

2. Originally Posted by jlt1209
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!!
Exponential distribution

CB