# chi-square distribution

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## chi-square distribution

(ˈkaɪˌskwɛə)*n*

(Statistics)

*statistics*a continuous single-parameter distribution derived as a special case of the gamma distribution and used esp to measure goodness of fit and to test hypotheses and obtain confidence intervals for the variance of a normally distributed variableWant to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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