If the probability of a successful outcome is p and failure is q and there are n trials(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]P(X=x)= ^n C_x p^xq^{n-x}[/tex]

and you write that as X~Bin(n,p) <--- How would I read that? (like what does the ~ mean?)

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# Binomial distribution notation

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