binomial law

binomial law

[bī′nō·mē·əl ‚lȯ]
(mathematics)
The probability of an event occurring r times in n Bernoulli trials is equal to (nr) pr (1- p) n-r, where p is the probability of the event.
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From Section 2, the number K of functions in a random class [F.sub.n,p] follows the binomial law (8) with parameters [2.sup.n] and [p.sub.n].