Geometric Distribution

Authored by: K. Krishnamoorthy

Handbook of Statistical Distributions with Applications

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  January  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498741491
eBook ISBN: 9781498741507
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Consider a sequence of independent Bernoulli trials with success probability p. Let X denote the number of failures until the first success to occur. Then, the probability mass function of X is given by

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