In a binomial distribution, the symbols p and q are used to represent probabilities. Tell what the numerical relationship between p and q is.

In a binomial distribution, the symbols p and q are used to represent probabilities. Tell what the numerical relationship between p and q is.

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Binomial probability
asked 2020-12-03
In a binomial distribution, the symbols p and q are used to represent probabilities. Tell what the numerical relationship between p and q is.

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2020-12-04
The numerical relationship is that p is the probability of success and q is the probability of failure. The sum of p and q is 1, or p + q = 1, or p = q – 1, or q = 1 – p.
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