What is the Law of Large Numbers?

Data Science Interview QuestionsCategory: Data ScienceWhat is the Law of Large Numbers?
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MockInterview Staff answered 7 years ago
  • A theorem that describes the result of performing the same experiment a large number of times
  • Forms the basis of frequency-style thinking
  • It says that the sample mean, the sample variance and the sample standard deviation converge to what they are trying to estimate
  • Example: roll a dice, expected value is 3.5. For a large number of experiments, the average converges to 3.5


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