# Absolute Frequency

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## Definition of the noun absolute frequency

What does absolute frequency mean as a name of something?

**noun**

- the number of observations in a given statistical category
- lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
- synonym of absolute frequency: frequency
- more generic terms: cardinal / cardinal number = the number of elements in a mathematical set

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### Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

by Wilhelm Kirch

**Absolute frequency** distributions are actual frequencies, and a relative frequency
distribution is obtained by dividing them by the total number of data (Horwitz,
Ferleger 1980). Cumulative frequency distribution is obtained by adding the ...

### The Mathematics Dictionary (1992)

by R.C. James, Glenn James

For a variable x that has only a finite or denumerably infinite number of values,
**the absolute frequency** function is the function / for which /(*,) is the absolute
frequency of x,; the relative frequency function is the function g for which g(x,) is
the ...

### The SAGE Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology (2015)

A Nontechnical Guide for the Social Sciences by W. Paul Vogt, R. Burke Johnson

Abscissa **Absolute Frequency** The actual number of times a particular value
occurs in a *distribution, as opposed to its *relative frequency or the *proportion
of times it occurs. Absolute Value (of a Number) The value of a number
regardless ...

### Blackie’s Dictionary of Banking and Finance

by Blackie

**Absolute Frequency** A statistical term specifying the total
...

### Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics (2006)

by Neil J. Salkind

**The maximum absolute frequency** the discrete Fourier transform can
resolve is the Nyquist frequency 1/2. The signal should be bandlimited so that
there is no periodic variation outside of the Nyquist frequency range (−1/2,1/2).

### Dictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment and Treatment (2007)

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

**absolute frequency**
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### The Audio Dictionary (2005)

Third Edition, Revised and Expanded by Glenn White, Gary J Louie

The effect is actually dependent on the recorded wavelength rather than **the
absolute frequency**, and since low tape speeds mean short recorded
wavelengths, the effect is only apparent below the audible frequency range. As
tape speed ...

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