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NegativeBinomialDistribution

NegativeBinomialDistribution[r,  ] gives the distribution of the number of failures that occur in a sequence of trials before r successess have occurred, given that the probability of success in each individual trial is p.

• This is a discrete distribution.
• See also:
Mean, StandardDeviation, Variance, CDF, PDF.

Examples

Using InstantCalculators

Here are the InstantCalculators for the NegativeBinomialDistribution function. Enter the parameters for your calculation and click Calculate to see the result.

This generates a set of random numbers that follow the negative binomial distribution.

This gives the probability density function for the negative binomial distribution.

Entering Commands Directly

You can paste a template for this command via the Text Input button on the NegativeBinomialDistribution Function Controller.

This generates a set of random numbers that follow the negative binomial distribution.

This gives the probability density function for the negative binomial distribution.



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