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    Prob density

    Could someone please tell me what is the method for verifyng if a given function is a probability density??
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    Well the given function must verify at least the following :
    1) it must be positive
    2) the integral between -oo and +oo must be equal to 1
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    thanks

    thanks running-gag,the equals 1 part was the bit i was missing,cheers!!
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