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 exponential_distribution [2019/09/28 18:56]floyd created exponential_distribution [2019/09/28 19:05] (current)floyd 2019/09/28 19:05 floyd 2019/09/28 18:56 floyd created 2019/09/28 19:05 floyd 2019/09/28 18:56 floyd created Line 7: Line 7: This gives a Cumulative Density Function of This gives a Cumulative Density Function of $$\mbox{CDF}=1-e^{-x}$$ $$\mbox{CDF}=1-e^{-x}$$ + + For example, 95% of the distribution lies below $x \approx 3$. + $$0.95 = 1-e^{-x}$$ + $$x \approx 2.996$$ + and 99% of the distribution is above $x \approx 0.01$ + $$0.01 = 1-e^{-x}$$ + $$x \approx 0.01005$$