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    Binomial vs negative binomial

    Can anyone please explain when to use a binomial probability as opposed to a negative binomial probability. They seem to be identical except for the fact that in a negative prob. you subtract a 1.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lllll View Post
    Can anyone please explain when to use a binomial probability as opposed to a negative binomial probability. They seem to be identical except for the fact that in a negative prob. you subtract a 1.
    Read this. The last dot point under properties is a pretty significant difference between the two.
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