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probability_per_trial


A distribution parameter for the binomial distribution

Specification

Alias: prob_per_trial

Argument(s): REALLIST

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.