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## What do you mean by confluent hypergeometric function?

In mathematics, a confluent hypergeometric function is a solution of a confluent hypergeometric equation, which is a degenerate form of a hypergeometric differential equation where two of the three regular singularities merge into an irregular singularity.

**What does Hypergeom mean in Matlab?**

Hypergeometric Function for Numeric and Symbolic Arguments Depending on whether the input is floating point or symbolic, hypergeom returns floating point or symbolic results. Compute the hypergeometric function for these numbers. Because these numbers are floating point, hypergeom returns floating-point results.

### How many parameters are there in hypergeometric distribution?

three parameters

The hypergeometric distribution has three parameters that have direct physical interpretations.

**What are the parameters of hypergeometric distribution?**

The hypergeometric distribution is defined by 3 parameters: population size, event count in population, and sample size.

## On what situations in Chance experiments can the hypergeometric distribution be used?

Use the hypergeometric distribution with populations that are so small that the outcome of a trial has a large effect on the probability that the next outcome is an event or non-event. For example, in a population of 10 people, 7 people have O+ blood.

**How important is hypergeometric distribution?**

The concept of hypergeometric distribution is important because it provides an accurate way of determining the probabilities when the number of trials is not a very large number and that samples are taken from a finite population without replacement.

### Why is normal distribution important in our life?

For a very long time, normal distributions have made human life a lot simpler. Hard statistical calculations can be easily understood with the use of Normal Distribution curves which gives a very meaningful insight from its probability distribution function graph known as bell-curve.

**What is hypergeometric distribution give its properties and applications?**

The probability distribution of a hypergeometric random variable is called a hypergeometric distribution. The hypergeometric distribution has the following properties: The mean of the distribution is equal to n * k / N . The variance is n * k * ( N – k ) * ( N – n ) / [ N2 * ( N – 1 ) ] .

## How is normal distribution used in education?

A normal distribution, sometimes called the bell curve, is a distribution that occurs naturally in many situations. For example, the bell curve is seen in tests like the SAT and GRE. The bulk of students will score the average (C), while smaller numbers of students will score a B or D.

**What is the confluent hypergeometric function?**

Confluent Hypergeometric Function (Kummer U Function) The confluent hypergeometric function (Kummer U function) is one of the solutions of the differential equation. The other solution is the hypergeometric function 1F1(a,b,z). The Whittaker W function can be expressed in terms of the Kummer U function:

### What is Kummer’s function?

Kummer’s (confluent hypergeometric) function M(a, b, z), introduced by Kummer ( 1837 ), is a solution to Kummer’s differential equation. This is also known as the confluent hypergeometric function of the first kind. There is a different and unrelated Kummer’s function bearing the same name.

**Is Kummer’s equation a limiting case of confluent hypergeometric function?**

and many of the properties of the confluent hypergeometric function are limiting cases of properties of the hypergeometric function. Since Kummer’s equation is second order there must be another, independent, solution.

## Is Kummer’s equation a generalized Laguerre polynomial?

When a is a non-positive integer, then Kummer’s function (if it is defined) is a generalized Laguerre polynomial . and many of the properties of the confluent hypergeometric function are limiting cases of properties of the hypergeometric function. Since Kummer’s equation is second order there must be another, independent, solution.