Bernoulli trial

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In the theory of probability, any of a sequence of independent random experiments each of which has two possible outcomes, often labelled success (S) or failure (F), with unchanging probabilities, a standard example being a sequence of coin tosses. See also binomial test. [Named after the Swiss mathematician Jacob (or Jacques or James) Bernoulli (1654–1705) who developed it in his book Ars Conjectandi (1713)]

Subjects: Psychology — Mathematics.

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