# Definition of probability density function

## probability density function

### Definitions

noun

statistics a function representing the relative distribution of frequency of a continuous random variable from which parameters such as its mean and variance can be derived and having the property that its integral from a to b is the probability that the variable lies in this interval. Its graph is the limiting case of a histogram as the amount of data increases and the class intervals decrease in size. Also called: density function Compare cumulative distribution function, frequency distribution

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## Nearby words of 'probability density function'

- probabilistic
- probabilities
- probability
- probability density function
- probability function
- probability theory
- probable

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