# Binom-class

From distr v1.5
by Peter Ruckdeschel

##### Class "Binom"

The binomial distribution with `size`

$= n$, by default $=1$, and
`prob`

$= p$, by default $=0.5$, has density
$$p(x) = {n \choose x} {p}^{x} {(1-p)}^{n-x}$$
for $x = 0, \ldots, n$.

C.f.`rbinom`

- Keywords
- distribution

##### Objects from the Class

Objects can be created by calls of the form `Binom(prob, size)`

.
This object is a binomial distribution.

##### Extends

Class `"DiscreteDistribution"`

, directly.
Class `"UnivariateDistribution"`

, by class `"DiscreteDistribution"`

.
Class `"Distribution"`

, by class `"DiscreteDistribution"`

.

##### See Also

`BinomParameter-class`

`DiscreteDistribution-class`

`Naturals-class`

`rbinom`

##### Examples

```
B=Binom(prob=0.5,size=1) # B is a binomial distribution with prob=0.5 and size=1.
r(B)(1) # # one random number generated from this distribution, e.g. 1
d(B)(1) # Density of this distribution is 0.5 for x=1.
p(B)(0.4) # Probability that x<0.4 is 0.5.
q(B)(.1) # x=0 is the smallest value x such that p(B)(x)>=0.1.
size(B) # size of this distribution is 1.
size(B)=2 # size of this distribution is now 2.
C=Binom(prob=0.5,size=1) # C is a binomial distribution with prob=0.5 and size=1.
D=Binom(prob=0.6,size=1) # D is a binomial distribution with prob=0.6 and size=1.
E=B+C # E is a binomial distribution with prob=0.5 and size=3.
F=B+D # F is an object of class DiscreteDistribution.
```

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