ERIC Number: EJ736961
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Apr-15
Quantiles for Finite Mixtures of Normal Distributions
Rahman, Mezbahur; Rahman, Rumanur; Pearson, Larry M.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science & Technology, v37 n3 p352-358 Apr 2006
Quantiles for finite mixtures of normal distributions are computed. The difference between a linear combination of independent normal random variables and a linear combination of independent normal densities is emphasized. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Computation, Equations (Mathematics), Calculus, Statistical Distributions, Probability, Mathematical Concepts, College Mathematics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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