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num_trials


A distribution parameter

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): INTEGERLIST

Description

The binomial distribution is typically used to predict the number of failures (or defective items or some type of event) in a total of n independent tests or trials, where each trial has the probability p of failing or being defective. Each particular test can be considered as a Bernoulli trial.