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## histogram

histogram A chart showing the relative frequencies with which a measurable quantity takes values in a set of contiguous intervals. The chart consists of rectangles whose areas are proportional to the relative frequencies and whose widths are proportional to the class intervals. It can be used to picture a frequency distribution.

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## histogram

his·to·gram / ˈhistəˌgram/ • n. Statistics a diagram consisting of rectangles whose area is proportional to the frequency of a variable and whose width is equal to the class interval.

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## histogram

histogram A frequency graph in which the data range is divided into bins.

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## histogram

histogram See BAR CHART.