# Introducing Monte Carlo Methods with R [precision]

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Doug Rivers, professor of Political Sciences in Stanford, kindly sent me this email yesterday night:

The 2nd displayed equation in section 2.1.2 on p. 44 is garbled (it might be interpreted as saying that

UandXhave the same distribution). I think you intended:

And indeed we should have stated the implicit convention that *u=F(x)* before this equation, i.e.

(although *U* and *X* cannot be seen to have the same distribution as they live in different spaces).

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