frequency polygon


noun Statistics.

a frequency curve consisting of connected line segments formed by joining the midpoints of the upper edges of the rectangles in a histogram whose class intervals are of uniform length.

Nearby words

  1. frequency band,
  2. frequency curve,
  3. frequency distribution,
  4. frequency function,
  5. frequency modulation,
  6. frequency response,
  7. frequency-division multiplex,
  8. frequent,
  9. frequent flier,
  10. frequentation

Origin of frequency polygon

First recorded in 1895–1900

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