probability density function

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of probability density function was in 1928

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“Probability density function.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/probability%20density%20function. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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