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Binomial Distribution

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  A random variable is binomially distributed if there is an integer n and a probability p such that the random variable is the number of successes in n independent Bernoulli experiments, where the probability of success in a single experiment is p. In a Bernoulli experiment, there are only two possible outcomes.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-22 Rev. 1a

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