## probability distribution with infinite variance but finite mean [closed]

Does such a distribution exist? The Cauchy distribution has infinite variance but its mean is also undefined.

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Look up "power law": en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_law . – Joseph O'Rourke Sep 19 2011 at 0:19
This is more suitable for math.stackexchange.com than here. – Deane Yang Sep 19 2011 at 0:57
Math questions posted here are supposed to be research questions, whereas this is more the sort of thing found in textbooks. I suspect you'll be back with more questions of the former kind. – Michael Hardy Sep 19 2011 at 5:49

## closed as off topic by Andreas Blass, Gerald Edgar, Deane Yang, Will Jagy, George LowtherSep 19 2011 at 1:50

Consider the density function $f(x)= (3/2) x^{-5/2}$ on the interval from $1$ to infinity.