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The ratio of the number of times an event occurs in a series of trials of a chance experiment to the number of trials of the experiment performed.
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a. the ratio of the actual number of favourable events to the total possible number of events; often taken as an estimate of probability
b. the proportion of the range of a random variable taking a given value or lying in a given interval
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|Noun||1.||relative frequency - the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations|
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
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