is used in chi-squared distribution sets, as a probability distribution of two independent chi-square (based) random variables which are both divided by their degrees of freedom. See chi squared distribution.
What is F DISTRIBUTION?
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F DISTRIBUTION: "One of the many distributions utilized when conducting statistical tests such as chi-squared tests to a set of data is the 'f distribution'."