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Binomial Distribution 10/29

Suppose we repeat a Bernouilli p experiment n times and count the number X of successes, the distribution of X is called the Binomial B(n,p) random variable.

Probability mass function:

\begin{displaymath}P(X=k)={\binom{n}{k}} p^kq^{(n-k)}\end{displaymath}



 

Susan Holmes
1998-12-07