# frequency distribution

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## frequency distribution

n.
A listing of all unique values or ranges of values in a set of data, along with an enumeration of the number of time each value or range of values is actually observed in that set. In a relative frequency distribution, the actual frequency of observations is replaced by the corresponding proportion of the total number of observations.
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## frequency distribution

n
(Statistics) statistics the function of the distribution of a sample corresponding to the probability density function of the underlying population and tending to it as the sample size increases, the set of relative frequencies of sample points falling within given intervals of the range of the random variable
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## fre′quency distribu`tion

n.
the correspondence of a set of frequencies with the set of categories, intervals, or values into which a statistical population is classified.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 frequency distribution - a distribution of observed frequencies of occurrence of the values of a variabledistribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrencestatistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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Statistical analyses were done to determine the means, standard deviation, variance and frequency distribution using the SPSS software computer package version 10.0.
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FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION OF DENTAL TRAUMATIC INJURIES IN MALES AND FEMALES.
In the first part, the most appropriate frequency distribution was determined to describe the B.
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Frequency Distribution of the Respondents based on their Uncorrected Visual Acuity after 3 Months Post-Operative Period.
Methods and tools for statistical analysis included: the use of error bars; grouped frequency distribution; frequency curve; central tendency; dispersion and measures of variation; empirical rule for normal distribution; and confidence intervals.
The Frequency Distribution of the Purpose and Motivation of Searching for Information Purpose Frequency Percentage Frequency Preparing of professional Lecture 45 20/4% Update of professional knowledge 55 24/5% Conducting research works 51 24/1% Training of others 27 11/8% Writing paper 44 19/2% Total 222 100% Table 2.
In this paper, the research focuses on the decomposition of the frequency distribution curve of karst water conductivity by Gaussian mixture analysis and expectation-maximization algorithm to divide runoff components of different karst landform combination types.
We hypothesized that the ACTN3 and ACE genes in Brazilian soccer player would present different frequency distribution than our control groups; however, no differences were found.

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