# Joint Frequencies

## Topic

Statistics and Probability

## Definition

Joint frequencies refer to the counts of occurrences for combinations of two categorical variables.

## Description

In statistics, joint frequencies are used to analyze the relationship between two categorical variables, often displayed in a contingency table. This analysis is vital in fields such as market research, where understanding the joint distribution of consumer preferences can inform product development. For students, learning about joint frequencies is important for interpreting data from surveys and experiments, allowing them to explore relationships between variables effectively.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.SP.B.4, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.SP.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.A.4 8 - 12 Algebra     • Probability and Data Analysis         • Data Analysis 2020 statistics, probability, joint frequency