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# InverseSurvivalFunction

InverseSurvivalFunction[dist, q]
gives the inverse of the survival function for the symbolic distribution dist as a function of the variable q.

## DetailsDetails

• The inverse survival function at q is equivalent to the quantile of a distribution.
• For a continuous distribution dist, the inverse survival function at q is the value x such that SurvivalFunction[dist, x]=q.
• For a discrete distribution dist, the inverse survival function at q is the smallest integer x such that SurvivalFunction[dist, x]≤q.
• The value q can be symbolic or any number between 0 and 1.

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### Basic Examples (2)Basic Examples (2)

Inverse survival function for a continuous univariate distribution:

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Inverse survival function for a discrete univariate distribution:

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### Possible Issues (2)Possible Issues (2)

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