sample space


noun Mathematics.

the collection of all possible results of an experiment, represented as points.

Compare sample point.

Origin of sample space

First recorded in 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for sample space

sample space

noun

statistics the set of possible outcomes of an experiment; the range of values of a random variable
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