[R] newbie question about beta distribution

Roger D. Peng rpeng at jhsph.edu
Sun Mar 20 07:50:53 CET 2005

A probability density must integrate to 1.  The specific values of the density 
can be either more or less than 1.


faisal99 at inf.its-sby.edu wrote:
> hi everyone,
> I'm still a newbie in statistics,
> I have a question about beta distribution, that is,
> On the ref/tutorials I've found on the net, why beta distribution always
> have value p(x) more than 1?
> As I know, any probability density function always have value not more
> than 1?
> is there any one who can explain to me, I'm not statistics people, but I
> need to code that needing some of this distribution function.
> thx before
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