[R] Fisher inverse cumulative probabilities

David Scott d.scott at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Oct 7 02:49:58 CEST 2008

On Mon, 6 Oct 2008, Raphael Saldanha wrote:

> Hi!
> How can I retrieve fisher's inverse cumulative probabilities, like, in
> Excel, with=INF(0.05,2;6) ?

> qf(0.95,2,6)
[1] 5.143253

which is the same as

in Excel, presuming that is what you are after.

Remember that on this list and generally among statisticians R gives the 
definitive answer rather than Excel.

David Scott

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