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Re: Binomial Distribution

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg48870] Re: [mg48866] Binomial Distribution
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 03:49:00 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Needs["Statistics`DiscreteDistributions`"];

PDF[BinomialDistribution[n, p],x]

(1 - p)^(n - x)*p^x*Binomial[n, x]


Bob Hanlon

> 
> From: "Jim Dars" <jim-dars at comcast.net>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Date: 2004/06/20 Sun AM 02:39:18 EDT
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg48870] [mg48866] Binomial Distribution
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I have the Mathematica Package 4.0 but use it rarely.  I wish to make some
> calculations using the Binomial Distribution.  I realize the command is
> Binomial[number of trials, probability].  I'm unclear as how to attach the
> proper package.  From using the Master Index it seems to indicate the
> command as
> 
> 'DiscreteDistributions'
> 
> but that doesn't seem to work.  Will someone please help this novice?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Best wishes, Jim
> 
> 


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