BERNOULLI TRIAL

n. an experiment in which there are only two possible outcomes: that of either success or failure, with the probability of each occurring being equal. The trials are independent of each other, and the probability of each outcome (0 or 1- success of failure) is constant. Conceptualized by Swiss mathematician Jacques Bernoulli (1655-1705).

BERNOULLI TRIAL: "The Bernoulli Trail studies one of the simplest, most random processes of generating two possible outcomes, much like a coin toss."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BERNOULLI TRIAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bernoulli-trial/ (accessed November 23, 2020).
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