mathematical expectation

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mathematical expectation

n
(Statistics) statistics another name for expected value

mathemat′ical expecta′tion


n.
Statistics. the summation or integration over all values of a variate of the product of the variate and its probability or its probability density.
Also called expectation.
[1830–40]
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