Bernoulli Distribution

Named after Jacob Bermoulli
A single random experiment with outcome either success or failure
The outcome of a bernoulli trial is a random variable with a bernoulli distribution


This is equivalent to a binomial distribution where (n=1)
This type of distribution can be thought of as an extremely simple binomial distribution.



Examples

The distribution of throwing a head or a tail in a single coin flip.




Properties

Discrete distribution
There are only two possible outcomes either success or failure
The simplest type of discrete distribution.


Assumptions

All the trials have the same probability of success



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