relative frequency

relative frequency

noun Statistics.
the ratio of the number of times an event occurs to the number of occasions on which it might occur in the same period.
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relative frequency
 
n
a.  the ratio of the actual number of favourable events to the total possible number of events; often taken as an estimate of probability
 b.  the proportion of the range of a random variable taking a given value or lying in a given interval

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