MomentGeneratingFunction

MomentGeneratingFunction[dist,t]
gives the moment-generating function for the symbolic distribution dist as a function of the variable t.

MomentGeneratingFunction[dist,{t1,t2,}]
gives the moment-generating function for the multivariate symbolic distribution dist as a function of the variables , , .

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Basic Examples  (3)Basic Examples  (3)

Compute the moment-generating function (mgf) for a continuous univariate distribution:

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The mgf for a univariate discrete distribution:

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The mgf for a multivariate distribution:

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Introduced in 2010
(8.0)