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Question from areej, a student:

In any table of binomial probability with n trials, why is it that the probabilities for k=n are not tabulated???


I looked in a couple of statistics books that have binomial probability tables and there was an entry for k = n. Perhaps the reason why the values don't appear in the tables you looked at is that it is easy to calculate, it is just pn.


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