probability density function

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Definition of probability density function

2 : a function of a continuous random variable whose integral over an interval gives the probability that its value will fall within the interval

First Known Use of probability density function

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Probability density function.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/probability%20density%20function. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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