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hy'per•ge•o•met'ric distribu'tion



Pronunciation: (hī'pur-jē"u-me'trik, hī"-), [key] Math.
a system of probabilities associated with finding a specified number of elements, as 5 white balls, from a given number of elements, as 10 balls, chosen from a set containing 2 kinds of elements of known quantity, as 15 white balls and 20 black balls.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

hypergamyhypergeometric equation

 

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