Chebyshev's inequality
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Etymology[edit]
From surname of Pafnuty Chebyshev, the discoverer.
Noun[edit]
Chebyshev's inequality (uncountable)
 (statistics) The theorem that in any data sample with finite variance, the probability of any random variable X lying within an arbitrary real k number of standard deviations of the mean is 1 / k^{2}, i.e. assuming mean μ and standard deviation σ, the probability Pr is:
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