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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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**X'(y-Xβ)=0**

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I do not think those are doable.

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**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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bobbym wrote:

Hi;

I do not think those are doable.

Yes, they are. Recall Normal probability distribution, please.

**X'(y-Xβ)=0**

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The integral of the Normal distribution yields the error function. The error function is not an elementary function. In other words the integral does not have a closed form.

Yes, they are.

I do not think so and neither does mathematica or maple. I am willing to look at your answer. Please provide your answer.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

What is N?

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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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bobbym wrote:

Hi;

What is N?

Normal Probability Distribution Function

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Doesn't that have two parameters not one? That is why I asked.

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**George,Y****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-12
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bobbym wrote:

Doesn't that have two parameters not one? That is why I asked.

Normsdist in Microsoft Excel

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is usually given a number, example Normsdist(2). I have no idea what it means when a function is put in there.

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