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RandomBinomial ( probability ; trials )

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Jeremy Bante,
https://github.com/jbante/

Returns random values from a Binomial distribution

Sample Input:
List (
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 );
RandomBinomial ( .5 ; 10 )
)
Sample Output:
4
8
1
6
7
3
7
4
7
3


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

When called repeatedly, RandomBinomial returns values consistent with a binomial random variable with probability of "event success" and number of trials specified by the parameters.

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