# statistical distribution

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Noun | 1. | statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrenceorganization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification" equidistribution - a flat distribution having equal frequencies of occurrence statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters frequency distribution - a distribution of observed frequencies of occurrence of the values of a variable Gaussian distribution, normal distribution - a theoretical distribution with finite mean and variance Poisson distribution - a theoretical distribution that is a good approximation to the binomial distribution when the probability is small and the number of trials is large sample distribution, sampling, sample - items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population Bernoulli distribution, binomial distribution - a theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of success |

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