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FindDistribution and parameters

Two quotes from the documentation shed light on it: By default, FindDistributionParameters uses maximum likelihood to estimate distribution parameters for a fixed ...
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ParameterMixtureDistribution with custom distribution

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Evaluating PlusMinus to 2 decimal answers

Clear["Global`*"] a = Around[1, 1] a == Around[NormalDistribution[1, 1]] (* True *) b = Around[3, 1] ...
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Bug in Transformed Multi-Normal distribution?

In short, your examples are of multivariate normals with covariance matrices that are not positive definite. (They are symmetric just not symmetric positive definite.) As @BobHanlon mentions, ...
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Error in Metropolis-Hastings with three states?

Disclaimer: I am not a physicist... :) ... but I know how Metropolis-Hastings works. So let's got about this with the following idea: We will use a simple proposal distribution that selects one of ...
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Displays the mean and standard deviation on the same line

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Correlation Matrix Not Working on All Numerical Dataset

Correlation is not tuned to take Dataset but there are ways to calculate. With ...
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How do you generate a random number with a pre-specified probability distribution?

Since your PDF already integrates to one over the range this is pretty straight-forward: ...
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How do you generate a random number with a pre-specified probability distribution?

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Check how far positions in list to straight line

This is a rather clumsy and inelegant post. RegionDistance and exploiting linear regression (residuals) achieves goal efficiently. ...
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Check how far positions in list to straight line

(I hope the Statistics gods forgive me for this...) ...
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Check how far positions in list to straight line

Usually you don't seek to join the first and last point of your dataset as any of these could be an outlier. With that said, ...
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Check how far positions in list to straight line

Sounds like you need RegionDistance ...
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Check how far positions in list to straight line

The following is an extended comment and is only meant to get you started. Also note, that I find confusing your last question. Do you want the functionality of residuals? Something similar you said, ...
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