# law of large numbers

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## law of large numbers

*n.*

The rule or theorem that a large number of items chosen at random from a population will, on the average, have the characteristics of the population. Also called

*Bernoulli's law*.The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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