# binomial distribution

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## binomial distribution

[bī′nō·mē·əl ‚dis·trə′byü·shən]
(statistics)
The distribution of a binomial random variable; the distribution (n,p) is given by P (B = r) = (nr) prqn-r, p + q = 1. Also known as Bernoulli distribution.
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Bretherton, Tables of the Negative Binomial Probability Distribution, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY (1963).
EXPRESS uses the binomial probability distribution to calculate the probability of successful repair using all parts and %RPL from the G005M BOM for each successive LRU on the prioritized list.
An orderly arrangement of these probabilities is called a binomial probability distribution. Thus, the binomial pdf defines an entire family of distributions, one for every combination of values for n and p, the parameters of these distributions.

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