# Absolute Experimental Frequency

An Absolute Experimental Frequency is an empirical frequency for Random Experiment Outcomes that occur within some given Random Experiment Event.

**AKA:**Random Experiment Trial Frequency.**Counter-Example(s)****See:**Expected Frequency, Theoretical Frequency, Experimental Probability.

## References

### 2003

- http://www.teacherlink.org/content/math/interactive/probability/glossary/glossary.html
- Experimental Frequency: The number of times an outcome has been observed to occur during repeated trials of an experiment; also called Empirical Frequency.

### 2002

- http://www.teacherlink.org/content/math/interactive/probability/glossary/glossary.html
- Empirical Probability: Probability estimate for an outcome of an experiment based on the outcome’s empirical frequency; also called Experimental Probability.
- Experimental Frequency: The number of times an outcome has been observed to occur during repeated trials of an experiment; also called Empirical Frequency.

### 1987

- (Hogg & Ledolter, 1987) ⇒ Robert V. Hogg, and Johannes Ledolter. (1987). “Engineering Statistics.” Macmillan Publishing.
- The collection of all possible outcomes, namely [math]S[/math] = {H,T}, is called the
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