# Bernoulli trials

Bernoulli trials
in statistics, a series of independent trials, each having only two mutually exclusive outcomes, commonly called â€œsuccessâ€ and â€œfailure,â€ so that if the probability of success is p> and that of failure is q>, then p> + q> = 1 and the probability of success remains the same throughout the trials. Cf. Bernoulli distribution.

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