# Empirical Frequency

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An Empirical Frequency is a Frequency that is based on the Count of Events that meet a certain criteria.

**Context:**- It can be an Experimental Frequency (for random experiment outcomes).

**Example(s):**- “
*It rained five days this summer.*”

- “
**Counter-Example(s):**- an Expected Frequency, such as: “
*It will rain five days this summary*”. - an Analytic Frequency, such as for a Gaussian distribution.

- an Expected Frequency, such as: “
**See:**Frequency Value, Frequency Function.

## References

### 2002

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

### 2000

- Math.com. (2000). “Glossary, http://www.math.com/school/glossary/defs/frequency.html
- frequency: The number of times a particular item appears in a data set.