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Re: how to graphically fill the tails of a normal distribution

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  • Subject: [mg50033] Re: how to graphically fill the tails of a normal distribution
  • From: AES/newspost <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 05:43:50 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <cfcr0h$46q$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <cfcr0h$46q$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Todd Allen <genesplicer28 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
>  
>       Hope you don't mind a question from a biologist trying to learn 
>       Mathematica.  I have been teaching myself the syntax of Mathematica to 
>       analyze microarray data (i.e, a technology to simultaneously monitor 
>       the expression levels of thousands of genes).  I am interested in 
>       producing a plot for a presentation in which the tails of a normal 
>       distribution are colored red to illustrate a concept.  I can get the 
>       plot to work with a single tail, but I can't get the syntax to work for 
>       both tails of the disribution.  Here is my code:

I'm sure others will respond to the details of your query, but since it 
sounds as if you might be wanting to prepare other plots with multiple 
components or curves on them,let me just call your attention to the 
wonders of the DisplayTogether[] command for doing things like that.


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