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Re: Quantile function

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  • Subject: [mg35339] Re: Quantile function
  • From: "Johannes Ludsteck" <johannes.ludsteck at wiwi.uni-regensburg.de>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 06:47:47 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Regensburg
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Dear Abdullah,
you must increase the Precision of you argument.

In[1]:= r= N[Quantile[
		ChiSquareDistribution[5],
		SetPrecision[0.8,30]],30]
Out[1]=
7.28927612664896208344474251551

Best regards,
	Johannes

On 8 Jul 2002, at 3:16, Abdullah Oblongata wrote:

> When using the quantile function:
> 
> In[7]:=
> Quantile[dist, 0.8]
> 
> Out[7]=
> 0.841621
> 
> can anyone tell me how to get more accuracy?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> 



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Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Moeller
Universitaet Regensburg
Universitaetsstrasse 31
93053 Regensburg
Tel +49/0941/943-2741


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