(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

this isn't really homework, but I was just wondering if someone could offer an intuitive reason as to why when random variables are transformed, we use absolute values of derivative of those functions, as opposed to the functions themselves?

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**

# Intuitive reason absolute values are used for transformations in statistics?

Have something to add?

- Similar discussions for: Intuitive reason absolute values are used for transformations in statistics?

Loading...

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**