# MLE

• Nov 27th 2009, 10:19 PM
noob mathematician
MLE
Suppose that $X \sim bin(n,p)$

How do I show that the mle of p is $\hat{p}=X/n$?
• Nov 27th 2009, 11:00 PM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by noob mathematician
Suppose that $X \sim bin(n,p)$

How do I show that the mle of p is $\hat{p}=X/n$?