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Table of Contents Univariate Data Moments of a Distribution Moments of a Distribution | |
See also: mean, variance, skewness, kurtosis |
Moments can be used to describe several properties of a distribution. There are two different methods to define moments; one kind of moment is called "moments about zero" and is calculated according the following equation:
Another kind of moment is called "moments about the mean"; it is calculated according to
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