binomial distribution

bino′mial distribu′tion
n.
sta a statistical distribution giving the probability of obtaining a specified number of successes in a finite set of independent trials in which the probability of a success remains the same from trial to trial
Etymology: 1910–15

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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