Bernoulli trial

noun
Ber·​noul·​li trial | \ bər-ˈnü-lē- How to pronounce Bernoulli trial (audio) , ˌber-ˌnü-ˈlē- \

Definition of Bernoulli trial

: one of the repetitions of a statistical experiment having exactly two mutually exclusive outcomes each with a constant probability of occurrence

First Known Use of Bernoulli trial

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bernoulli trial

Jacques Bernoulli †1705 Swiss mathematician

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“Bernoulli trial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bernoulli%20trial. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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