Meaning of CENTRAL LIMIT THEOREM in English



: any of several fundamental theorems of probability and statistics giving the conditions under which the distribution of a sum of independent random variables can be found approximately by using the normal distribution ; especially : a special case of the central limit theorem which is much applied in sampling: the distribution of the mean of a sample from a population with finite variance approaches the normal distribution as the number in the sample becomes large

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