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Unformatted text preview: Table of Important Discrete Distributions
Name for which ( ) ( ) these for () () Description Bernoulli One trial; 1 if success, 0 if failure Binomial () Number of success in trials Bernoulli Geometric Pascal (Negative Binomial) Poisson ( Hypergeometric ( Uniform ) () ) ( )( ) Number of Bernoulli trials needed to get one success Number of Bernoulli trials needed to get success Approximates binomial for large, but not large ( ) Number of red balls chosen when balls are chosen from balls, of which are red Choose one of the numbers ( ) ...
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