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

This is an example in my book with omitted steps. Suppose the reaction time X of a randomnly selected individual to a certain stimulus has a standard gamma distribution with alpha=2. When X is continuous

P(2<=X<=5) = F(5;2)-F(3;2) = .960-.801 = .159

2. Relevant equations

F(x;alpha) = integral from x to 0 [(y^(alpha-1))*(e^-y)]/(gamma(alpha)

3. The attempt at a solution

I have followed the equation and placed 5 for y and 2 for alpha but the numbers are not matching up. In the test it says that gamma(alpha) is equal to one. Please help I have a test tommorow. Thanks

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# Homework Help: Standard Gamma Distribution

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