On Inequalities Involving Moments of Discrete Uniform Distributions

  • S. R. Sharma Department of Mathematics, Chitkara University, Solan-174 103, Himachal Pradesh
  • R . Sharma Department of Mathematics, H.P. University, Summer Hill, Shimla-171 005
Keywords: Moments, Power means, Discrete distribution, Geometric mean


Some inequalities for the moments of discrete uniform distributions are obtained. The inequalities for the ratio and difference of moments are given. The special cases give the inequalities for the standard power means.


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How to Cite
S. R. Sharma, and R . Sharma. 2012. “On Inequalities Involving Moments of Discrete Uniform Distributions”. Mathematical Journal of Interdisciplinary Sciences 1 (1), 35-46. https://doi.org/10.15415/mjis.2012.11003.