the theorem in probability theory that the number of successes increases as the number of experiments increases and approximates the probability times the number of experiments for a large number of experiments.
the fundamental statistical result that the average of a sequence of n identically distributed independent random variables tends to their common mean as n tends to infinity, whence the frequency of the occurrence of an event in n independent repetitions of an experiment tends to its probability
law of large numbers n.
The rule or theorem that a large number of items chosen at random from a population will, on the average, have the characteristics of the population. Also called Bernoulli’s law.
law of large numbers
The rule or theorem that the average of a large number of independent measurements of a random quantity tends toward the theoretical average of that quantity. Also called Bernoulli’s law.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the statement that the rate of a chemical reaction is proportional to the concentrations of the reacting substances.
noun, Optics. 1. . [muh-loos; French ma-lys] /məˈlus; French maˈlüs/ noun, Optics. 1. the law stating that the intensity of a beam of plane-polarized light after passing through a rotatable polarizer varies as the square of the cosine of the angle through which the polarizer is rotated from the position that gives maximum intensity.
noun 1. the Pentateuch, containing the Mosaic dispensations, or system of rules and ordinances, and forming the first of the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament. noun 1. the body of laws contained in the first five books of the Old Testament; Pentateuch 2. (Judaism) a law or body of laws derived from the […]
noun, Physics. 1. any of three laws of classical mechanics, either the law that a body remains at rest or in motion with a constant velocity unless an external force acts on the body (first law of motion) the law that the sum of the forces acting on a body is equal to the product […]