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Rayleigh Distribution

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Rayleigh Distribution Fitting

EasyFit allows to automatically or manually fit the Rayleigh distribution and 55 additional distributions to your data, compare the results, and select the best fitting model using the goodness of fit tests and interactive graphs. Watch the short video about EasyFit and get your free trial.

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Rayleigh Distribution Graphs and Properties

EasyFit displays all graphs and properties of the Rayleigh 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 Rayleigh Distribution

You can easily generate random numbers from the Rayleigh 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
RayleighPdf Probability Density Function
RayleighCdf Cumulative Distribution Function
RayleighHaz Hazard Function
RayleighInv Inverse CDF (Quantile Function)
RayleighRand Random Numbers
RayleighMean Mean
RayleighVar Variance
RayleighStdev Standard Deviation

Learn more: EasyFit Help on the Rayleigh distribution