Meaning of CENTRAL LIMIT THEOREM in English

CENTRAL LIMIT THEOREM

[central limit theorem] n (1951): any of several fundamental theorems of probability and statistics that state the conditions under which the distribution of a sum of independent random variables is approximated by the normal distribution; esp: one which is much applied in sampling and which states that the distribution of a mean of a sample from a population with finite variance is approximated by the normal distribution as the number in the sample becomes large

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