The probability density function of x is:

f(x) = 4x(1-x^2) when x is a value between 0 and 1. (0 and 1 are included)

= 0 otherwise

What is the 75th percentile of this distribution?

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- Aug 4th 2009, 10:46 AMPink LadyPercentiles in a Continous Random Variable distribution
The probability density function of x is:

f(x) = 4x(1-x^2) when x is a value between 0 and 1. (0 and 1 are included)

= 0 otherwise

What is the 75th percentile of this distribution? - Aug 4th 2009, 02:41 PMFlyingdutchman
the 75th percentile is the the x that gives the answer f=0.75 I believe

- Aug 4th 2009, 05:11 PMmr fantastic
- Aug 4th 2009, 05:59 PMmatheagle
It's F(a)=.75, not f(a)=.75.

- Aug 4th 2009, 06:17 PMPlato
- Aug 4th 2009, 11:27 PMFlyingdutchman
yeah sorry about that, F, F, F, F!!! Bad dutchman! (Headbang)

- Aug 5th 2009, 11:23 PMmatheagle