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# binomial distribution

## noun

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*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.

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

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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## Word History and Origins

Origin of binomial distribution^{1}

First recorded in 1910–15

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