Binomial Distribution

The binomial distribution (the term first used by Yule, 1911) is defined as:

f(x) = [n!/(x!*(n-x)!)]*px* qn-x

for x = 0,1,2,...,n

where

p

is the probability of success at each trial

q

is equal to 1-p

n

is the number of independent trials

For a complete listing of all distribution functions, see Distributions and Their Functions.