How do I find the MLE for K based on a ramdom sample of size n from a distribution with pdf:

f(x,K) = 2K^2x^-3, for K<=x;

0, x<K; 0<K.

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- March 11th 2011, 09:12 PMcangerMethod of Maximum Likelihood for a pdf
How do I find the MLE for K based on a ramdom sample of size n from a distribution with pdf:

f(x,K) = 2K^2x^-3, for K<=x;

0, x<K; 0<K. - March 11th 2011, 10:56 PMmatheagle
you will need x's as small as possible whihc means the min of the X's

which is called the first order statistic