Hey guys,

Any idea how to find the moment generating function? I know for discrete ones it's the SUM{e^(tx)p(x)}, but I don't understand how to actually go about doing that.

Any ideas?

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- Jan 20th 2009, 09:38 AMMS330Moment generating functions
Hey guys,

Any idea how to find the moment generating function? I know for discrete ones it's the SUM{e^(tx)p(x)}, but I don't understand how to actually go about doing that.

Any ideas? - Jan 20th 2009, 12:26 PMLast_Singularity
- Jan 20th 2009, 12:28 PMMS330
How would I do it if I was asked to find the mgf for the possion distribution, with no values given?

- Jan 20th 2009, 03:21 PMLast_Singularity
Please refer to this thread:

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...tribution.html

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