# likelihood

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## likelihood

[′līk·lē‚hu̇d] (mathematics)

The likelihood of a sample of independent values of

*x*_{1},*x*_{2}, … ,*x*_{n }, with ƒ(*x*) the probability function, is the product ƒ(*x*_{1}) - ƒ(*x*_{2}) - ⋯ - ƒ(*x*_{n }).Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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