[R] rnorm

Chuck Cleland ccleland at optonline.net
Thu Mar 23 10:52:03 CET 2006

linda.s wrote:
> just curious, why put "r" in the "rnorm" for The Normal Distribution?

 From ?rnorm


      'dnorm' gives the density, 'pnorm' gives the distribution
      function, 'qnorm' gives the quantile function, and 'rnorm'
      generates random deviates.

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