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Topic: Moment's of student's t distribution
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Moment's of student's t distribution
Posted: Mar 30, 2013 4:06 AM
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I'm trying to get a general formula for the moments of a non-standardized t distribution. When I ask for the moments in general --

Moment[StudentTDistribution[\[Mu], \[Sigma], \[Nu]], k]

-- Mathematica merely echoes the input. But when I plug in any integer for k, Mathematica gives me a simple answer quickly. How can I get Mathematica to tell me the general formula?

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