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Moment generating functions of continous probability distributions

  1. Jun 21, 2013 #1
    derive the MGF hence find their mean and variance
    1 weibull distribution
    2 pareto distribution
    3 lognormal distribution
     
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  3. Jun 21, 2013 #2

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    Okay, what have you done? What are the the formulas for those distributions and what are their "moments"?

    Do you know the definition of "moment generating function"?
     
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