chance variable


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chance variable

[¦chans ′ver·ē·ə·bəl]
(mathematics)
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The most obvious examples are the chance variables associated with the genetic makeup of a gifted child's parents.
This evolution lends itself to schools being better suited to deal with the diversity that gifted students manifest, including their chance variables.
Distinguish between the decisions (variables you can control), chance variables (uncertain quantities you cannot control), and objectives (criteria you want to maximize).