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Old 06-20-2017, 10:08 AM
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Sorry this might be a dumb question. As the title asked, Is there a list of scale family for random variables so that I don't need to prove them one by one?

Just make sure I stated clearly.
scale family is: if Y~ some distribution then cY ~ the same distribution as well (e.g. exponential), where c is a constant.

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Sorry this might be a dumb question. As the title asked, Is there a list of scale family for random variables so that I don't need to prove them one by one?

Just make sure I stated clearly.
scale family is: if Y~ some distribution then cY ~ the same distribution as well (e.g. exponential), where c is a constant.

Thanks in advance!
Any time you see theta as a parameter on the SOA tables, it's a scale parameter.
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Any time you see theta as a parameter on the SOA tables, it's a scale parameter.
Except for Inverse Gaussian.
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Any time you see theta as a parameter on the SOA tables, it's a scale parameter.
Thanks, man! Appreciated!
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Except for Inverse Gaussian.
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a bit more if lognormal with r% then u+ln(1+r%)
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