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Pareto Distribution

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Probability Density Function (PDF)

Pareto distribution PDF

Pareto Distribution Fitting

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Pareto Distribution Graphs and Properties

EasyFit displays all graphs and properties of the Pareto distribution, presenting the results in an easy to read & understand manner. EasyFit calculates statistical moments (mean, variance etc.), quantiles, tail probabilities depending on the distribution parameters you specify.

Random Numbers from the Pareto Distribution

You can easily generate random numbers from the Pareto distribution in a variety of ways:

  • directly from EasyFit
  • in Excel sheets using the worksheet functions provided by EasyFitXL
  • in your VBA applications using the EasyFitXL library

Excel Worksheet and VBA Functions

EasyFitXL enables you to use the following functions in your Excel sheets and VBA applications:

Function Name
ParetoPdf Probability Density Function
ParetoCdf Cumulative Distribution Function
ParetoHaz Hazard Function
ParetoInv Inverse CDF (Quantile Function)
ParetoRand Random Numbers
ParetoMean Mean
ParetoVar Variance
ParetoStdev Standard Deviation

Learn more: EasyFit Help on the Pareto distribution