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.
See alsoFrequency Distribution, Frequency Polygon, Gaussian Function, Histogram
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ReferencesKenney, 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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Weisstein, Eric W. "Frequency Curve." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/FrequencyCurve.html