Science & Tech

Frequency Distribution: What Is a Frequency Distribution?

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Last updated: Mar 10, 2022 • 5 min read

When researchers wish to record the number of observations or number of occurrences of a particular phenomenon, they can use tools like relative frequency distributions and cumulative frequency distributions to share data values in an easy-to-digest format. Learn more about how frequency distributions can make it easier to analyze a large number of values in a data set.