# binomial distribution

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## binomial distribution

*n.*

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*.American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

## binomial distribution

*n*

(Statistics) 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 eachCollins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

## bino′mial distribu′tion

*n.*

a statistical 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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Noun | 1. | binomial distribution - a theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of successdistribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters |

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