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Re: Statistics`NormalDistribution` doesn't work?

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  • Subject: [mg50722] Re: [mg50713] Statistics`NormalDistribution` doesn't work?
  • From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 05:48:11 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <ch97qo$ff1$1@smc.vnet.net> <ci9bnk$i92$1@smc.vnet.net> <200409170517.BAA11892@smc.vnet.net>
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That works at my machine (version 5.0.1) but in other versions you may need

Plot[Evaluate@pdf,{x,-3,3}]

Bobby

On Fri, 17 Sep 2004 01:17:48 -0400 (EDT), pshoplifter <fake at mail.com> wrote:

> I'm not a Mathematica newbie but I thought I was going mad until I noticed
> that even this copy from the helpbrowser doesn't get any results:
>
> In[123]:=    << Graphics`Graphics`
> In[124]:=    << Statistics`NormalDistribution`
> In[125]:=    ndist = NormalDistribution[0, 1]
> Out[125]=    NormalDistribution[0, 1]
> In[126]:=    pdf = PDF[ndist, x]
> Out[126]=    PDF[NormalDistribution[0, 1], x]
> In[127]:=    Plot[pdf, {x, -3, 3}]
>
> Plot::plnr: pdf is not a machine-size real number at x = -2.99999975`.
> etc.
>
> Any help for this seemingly simple problem would be appreciated!
>
>
>
>



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