hypergeometric distribution

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hypergeometric distribution

[‚hī·pər‚jē·ə′me·trik ‚dis·trə′byü·shən]
(statistics)
The distribution of the number D of special items in a random sample of size s drawn from a population of size N that contains r of the special items:
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Assumes that successes are a hypergeometric random variable.