Bernoulli trial

Bernoulli trial
noun Etymology: Jacques Bernoulli died 1705 Swiss mathematician Date: 1951 one of the repetitions of a statistical experiment having exactly two mutually exclusive outcomes each with a constant probability of occurrence

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