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randomvariable
random variable
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noun
Statistics.
a quantity that takes any of a
set
of values with specified probabilities.
Also called
variate
.
Origin:
1935–40
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random variable
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n
statistics
rv
a quantity that may take any of a range of values, either continuous or discrete, which cannot be predicted with certainty but only described probabilistically
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