Let X have a gamma distribution with parameters a>0, b>0. Find the mode of X.

I have no idea of how to solve this question. Any help is appreciated!

Kind regards!

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- Nov 11th 2010, 08:43 AMDarkprinceGamma distribution
Let X have a gamma distribution with parameters a>0, b>0. Find the mode of X.

I have no idea of how to solve this question. Any help is appreciated!

Kind regards! - Nov 11th 2010, 01:58 PMDarkprince
I have done it by taking the p.d.f, taking logarithms, finding the derivative and set it equal to 0 so I could find the values that maximises the p.d.f and so the mean of X. Thanks anyway

- Nov 11th 2010, 04:14 PMmr fantastic