Bernoulli trial

noun (1)
Ber·​noul·​li trial | \bər-ˈnü-lē-, ˌber-ˌnü-ˈlē-\

Definition of Bernoulli trial 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Bernoulli distribution

noun (2)
Ber·​noul·​li distribution | \bər-¦nü-lē-, ¦ber-ˌnü-¦lē-\

Definition of Bernoulli distribution (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of Bernoulli trial

Noun (1)

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bernoulli trial

Noun (1)

Jacques Bernoulli †1705 Swiss mathematician

Noun (2)

after Jacques Bernoulli †1705 Swiss mathematician

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