# 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.

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Also called Bernoulli distribution.

## Origin of binomial distribution

First recorded in 1910–15

## Words nearby binomial distribution

binocular rivalry, binoculars, binocular vision, binomial, binomial coefficient, binomial distribution, binomial experiment, binomial nomenclature, binomial series, binomial theorem, binominal

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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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## Scientific 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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