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hypergeometric distribution

[ hahy-per-jee-uh-me-trik, hahy- ]
/ ˈhaɪ pərˌdʒi əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌhaɪ- /
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noun Mathematics.
a system of probabilities associated with finding a specified number of elements, as 5 white balls, from a given number of elements, as 10 balls, chosen from a set containing 2 kinds of elements of known quantity, as 15 white balls and 20 black balls.
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Origin of hypergeometric distribution

First recorded in 1945–50; hyper- + geometric
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