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chi2stat

Chi-square mean and variance

Syntax

[M,V] = chi2stat(NU)

Description

[M,V] = chi2stat(NU) returns the mean of and variance for the chi-square distribution with degrees of freedom parameters specified by NU.

The mean of the chi-square distribution is ν, the degrees of freedom parameter, and the variance is 2ν.

Examples

nu = 1:10;
nu = nu'*nu;
[m,v] = chi2stat(nu)
m =
 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10
 2   4   6   8  10  12  14  16  18  20
 3   6   9  12  15  18  21  24  27  30
 4   8  12  16  20  24  28  32  36  40
 5  10  15  20  25  30  35  40  45  50
 6  12  18  24  30  36  42  48  54  60
 7  14  21  28  35  42  49  56  63  70
 8  16  24  32  40  48  56  64  72  80
 9  18  27  36  45  54  63  72  81  90
10  20  30  40  50  60  70  80  90 100

v =
 2   4   6   8  10  12  14  16  18  20
 4   8  12  16  20  24  28  32  36  40
 6  12  18  24  30  36  42  48  54  60
 8  16  24  32  40  48  56  64  72  80
10  20  30  40  50  60  70  80  90 100
12  24  36  48  60  72  84  96 108 120
14  28  42  56  70  84  98 112 126 140
16  32  48  64  80  96 112 128 144 160
18  36  54  72  90 108 126 144 162 180
20  40  60  80 100 120 140 160 180 200

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