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Feb 25, 2016 7:39 AM
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Hi all.

I have a question about JMP and calculating standard deviation.

From my understanding about statistics, there are different formulas to calculate stand deviation for different types of distribution (normal or gamma for example). When I am use JMP to calculate standard deviation, does it always assume that my data has a normal distribution?

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Feb 25, 2016 8:13 AM
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Yes, unless you specify a distribution model.

When I have specific distribution model for a column, I save that as a column property.

http://www.jmp.com/support/help/Fit_Distributions.shtml

JMP Systems Engineer, Pharm and BioPharm Sciences

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Feb 25, 2016 8:13 AM
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Yes, unless you specify a distribution model.

When I have specific distribution model for a column, I save that as a column property.

http://www.jmp.com/support/help/Fit_Distributions.shtml

JMP Systems Engineer, Pharm and BioPharm Sciences

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Mar 9, 2016 1:42 PM
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Thank you and sorry for the delay.

This was very helpful.