binomial distribution


noun Statistics.

a distribution giving the probability of obtaining a specified number of successes in a finite set of independent trials in which the probability of a success remains the same from trial to trial.

Origin of binomial distribution

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for binomial distribution

binomial distribution


noun

a statistical distribution giving the probability of obtaining a specified number of successes in a specified number of independent trials of an experiment with a constant probability of success in each. Symbol: Bi (n, p), where n is the number of trials and p the probability of success in each
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Science definitions for binomial distribution

binomial distribution


The frequency distribution of the probability of a specified number of successes in an arbitrary number of repeated independent Bernoulli trials. Also called Bernoulli distribution
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