# frequency polygon

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## frequency polygon

[′frē·kwən·sē ′päl·ə‚gän] (statistics)

A graph obtained from a frequency distribution by joining with straight lines points whose abscissae are the midpoints of successive class intervals and whose ordinates are the corresponding class frequencies.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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