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structural zero


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An entry in a contingency table that is certain to be zero, whatever the sample size, because it corresponds to an impossible outcome. The table shown contains three structural zeros (top right) as well as one random zero—a cell whose entry is zero by chance.

Subjects: Probability and Statistics.


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