# geometric distribution

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## geometric distribution

[¦jē·ə¦me·trik ‚dis·trə′byü·shən]
(statistics)
A discrete probability distribution whose probability function is given by the equation P (x) = p (1 -p) x- 1for x any positive integer, p (x) = 0 otherwise, when 0 ≤ p ≤ 1; the mean is 1/ p.
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