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# Binomial distribution How to calculate probability of a binomial function

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### Binomial distribution

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### Binomial function

Hello,

The binomial probability distribution is defined as
P(r;p;n) =(nCr)(p^r)*(1-p)^(n-r)
where n is the number of trials, p the probability of success, and r the expected result.

Let n=20, r=7, p=0.15 ( I do not know wether this exemple has any meaning in the context of your problem, but you have to enter values that mean something to you. I am only showing you the key strokes

To enter 20C7 you press 20 [SHIFT][nCr]7 ;
To enter 0.15 to the power 7 you type 0.15[X to ] 7 the key is between
[x²] and [log]

To enter (1-0.15) to power 20-7, you type 0.85 [X to] 13
With [*] standing for multiplication key , and [X to] the raise to power key, the exemple above can be entered as

( 20 [SHIFT][nCr] 7) [*] ( 0.15 [X to] 7 ) [*] ( 0.85 [X to] 13 ) [=]

Here is a screen capture to show you what it looks like. However on this calculator the combination 20 [SHIFT][nCr] 7 is represented as nCr(20,7).

Hope it helps

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### Binomial function in calculator fx-911ES

Hello,

The binomial probability distribution is defined as
P(r;p;n) =(nCr)(p^r)*(1-p)^(n-r)
where n is the number of trials, p the probability of success, and r the expected result.

Let n=20, r=7, p=0.15 ( I do not know wether this exemple has any meaning in the context of your problem, but you have to enter values that mean something to you. I am only showing you the key strokes

To enter 20C7 you press 20 [SHIFT][nCr]7 ;
To enter 0.15 to the power 7 you type 0.15[X to ] 7 the key is between
[x²] and [log]

To enter (1-0.15) to power 20-7, you type 0.85 [X to] 13
With [*] standing for multiplication key , and [X to] the raise to power key, the exemple above can be entered as

( 20 [SHIFT][nCr] 7) [*] ( 0.15 [X to] 7 ) [*] ( 0.85 [X to] 13 ) [=]

Here is a screen capture to show you what it looks like. However on this calculator the combination 20 [SHIFT][nCr] 7 is represented as nCr(20,7).

Hope it helps

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Hello,

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Hello,
Let us start with a review of the formula for the binomial distribution
f(r;n,p)=n!/(r!(n-r)!)x(p^r)x(1-p)^(n-r)

But n!/(r!(n-r)!)=(nCr) you get
f(r;n,p)= (nCr)x(p^r)x(1-p)^(n-r)

Exemple : n=25, r=6, p=0.7

f(6;25,0.7)= 25 [PRB] [-->] 6 [ x ] {0.7[ ^] 6 }[ x ]{0.3[ ^ ]19}

The arrow means a horizontal scroll once to select the (nCr) function. [ x ] stands for the multiplication sign.
[ ^] is the raise to the power key
The { } are used here as parentheses to make formula legible.

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