cumulative distribution function

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Definition of cumulative distribution function

: a function that gives the probability that a random variable is less than or equal to the independent variable of the function

First Known Use of cumulative distribution function

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Cumulative distribution function.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cumulative%20distribution%20function. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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