Tchebycheff inequality


Tche·​by·​cheff inequality
: an inequality that gives an upper limit to the probability that a variable will assume a value more than a specified number of standard deviations away from its mean

Word History


after Pafnuty L. Tchebycheff †1894 Russian mathematician

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“Tchebycheff inequality.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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