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From: pbristow_at_[hidden]
Date: 2007-08-13 16:18:41

Author: pbristow
Date: 2007-08-13 16:18:35 EDT (Mon, 13 Aug 2007)
New Revision: 38629

update for policy
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   sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/doc/distributions/binomial.qbk | 5 +++++
   1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

Modified: sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/doc/distributions/binomial.qbk
--- sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/doc/distributions/binomial.qbk (original)
+++ sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/doc/distributions/binomial.qbk 2007-08-13 16:18:35 EDT (Mon, 13 Aug 2007)
@@ -63,6 +63,11 @@
 probability of success on a single trial denoted by p. The
 binomial distribution assumes that p is fixed for all trials.
+[note The random variable for the binomial distribution is the number of successes,
+(the number of trials is a fixed property of the distribution)
+whereas for the negative binomial,
+the random variable is the number of trials, for a fixed number of successes.]
 The PDF for the binomial distribution is given by:

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