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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