# Integral of arbitrary CDF

1. Oct 21, 2013

### shoeburg

Let F be any distribution function. With either the indefinite integral, or taking limits at plus and minus infinity, is there an equivalent expression to ∫ F(x)dx ? Can we derive one?

Thanks.

2. Oct 21, 2013

### economicsnerd

If F yields a continuous distribution, you might think about integration by parts.