Distribution Calculator

    The Distribution Calculator calculates and visually depicts probabilities and percentiles for 26 distributions, including the normal, t, Chi-square, F, Poisson, Binomial, Negative Binomial, Hypergeometric, Beta, Gamma and Weibull.


    Includes controls for the appropriate parameters for the given distribution.


    Watch video.


    Note:  To access this script, install the add-in at Collection: Interactive Teaching Modules.  As of JMP 12 you can also run these modules from Help > Sample Data (under Teaching Resources >Teaching Scripts > Interactive Teaching Modules). In JMP 12 Student Edition, you can run these modules directly from Help > Teaching Demos.


    Additional distributions have been added since the recording of the video, and the probability options have been updated.  Here is a list of the distributions the calculator supports:


    Revision History:

    • May 2015.  Fixed an issue with the signs in the probability options.
    • Sept 2016.  Optimized to run in JMP 13.

    Suggestions? Comments? Please reach out to JMP Academic's Mia Stephens or Julian Parris.