[R] density > 1?

Johannes Elias jelias at hygiene.uni-wuerzburg.de
Mon Mar 2 13:27:50 CET 2009

Dear R-Gurus,

I wonder why 'density' values as shown in hist or plot(density(x)) are
sometimes over 1. How can that be?



The resulting plot shows density values below 1 on the y-axis. However,


shows density values over 1.

How to interpret density values over 1?



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