hypergeometric distribution
nounDefinition of hypergeometric distribution
: a probability function f(x) that gives the probability of obtaining exactly x elements of one kind and n  x elements of another if n elements are chosen at random without replacement from a finite population containing N elements of which M are of the first kind and N  M are of the second kind and that has the form {latex}f(x) = \frac{\binom{M}{x} \binom{N  M}{n  x}}{\binom{N}{n}}\text{where} \binom{M}{x} = \frac{M!}{x! (M  x)!}{/latex}
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