A smooth curve which corresponds to the limiting case of a histogram computed for a frequency distribution of a continuous distribution as the number of data points becomes very large.

# Frequency Curve

## See also

Frequency Distribution, Frequency Polygon, Gaussian Function, Histogram## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## References

Kenney, J. F. and Keeping, E. S. "Frequency Curves." §2.5 in*Mathematics of Statistics, Pt. 1, 3rd ed.*Princeton, NJ: Van Nostrand, pp. 26-28, 1962.

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Frequency Curve## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Frequency Curve."
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