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**okthenso** have to find the mean, variance and skewness and kurtosis for various distributions.

Take the bernoulli distribution where the mean (u) is p and the variance is p(1-p)

I'm having trouble with the skewness. I know the formula for it...

E[(x - u)^3] / sd^3

and that I cube out the top to get E[x^3 - 3x^2u etc...

My problem where to go from here. I'll end up with a E[x^3], do I have to go back and calculate that then, Mr F says: Yes.

and the same for every other E[...] I'll end up with?

Also, is the bottom line just the variance to the power of 3/2? Mr F says: Yes.

Some similar help on the kurtosis would be useful is possible.

Thanks