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    Instead of remembering standard deviations could you know the formula for ths student-t curve and integrate from a to b to get the value of people within a certain range?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathstud28 View Post
    Instead of remembering standard deviations could you know the formula for ths student-t curve and integrate from a to b to get the value of people within a certain range?
    Integrating the pdf will always give the probability ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr fantastic View Post
    Integrating the pdf will always give the probability ....
    I am sorry I am ignorant of all statistics...what is PDF?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathstud28 View Post
    I am sorry I am ignorant of all statistics...what is PDF?
    pdf is a commonly used acronym for probability density function.

    The pdf of a random variable that follows Student's t-distribution is what you're referring to as "the formula for the student-t curve"
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr fantastic View Post
    pdf is a commonly used acronym for probability density function.

    The pdf of a random variable that follows Student's t-distribution is what you're referring to as "the formula for the student-t curve"
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