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geometric distribution
noun
1.
(
statistics
) the distribution of the number,
x,
of independent trials required to obtain a first success: where the probability in each is
p
, the probability that
x = r
is
p
(
1-p
)
r–1
, where
r
= 1, 2, 3, …, with mean
1/p
See also
Bernoulli trial
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