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See also: mean, variance, skewness, kurtosis  
Moments of a DistributionMoments can be used to describe several properties of a distribution. There are two different methods to define moments; one kind of moment is called "moments about zero" and is calculated according the following equation: Another kind of moment is called "moments about the mean"; it is calculated according to 

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