law of error

Definition of law of error

: the equation of the normal probability curve to which the accidental errors associated with an extended series of observations tend to conform

called also normal law of error

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“Law of error.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/law%20of%20error. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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