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{version = 1.49; (* of binom.p 1995 Nov 12} (* begin module describe.binom *) (* name binom: produce the binomial probabilities for a found black to white ratio synopsis binom(xyin: out, xyplop: out, binomp: in, output: out) files binomp: parameters to control the program, on three lines: blacks and whites: two integers on the first line, representing the number of black balls and white balls obtained in an experiment probability of black, P output: messages to the user description Suppose there exists a large bin containing both black and white balls. The true probability of black balls in the bin is P, and the probatility of white balls is (1-P). We obtain a sample of black and white balls from the bin, given as the first two parameters in binomp. The probability of getting this black:white sample is: (black+white)! black white p(black:white|P) = -------------- P (1-P) black!white! The program generates these probabilities for a given P. The results are in a form that the xyplo program can use to plot. see also xyplo.p, binplo.p author Thomas Dana Schneider bugs none known *) (* end module describe.binom *) {This manual page was created by makman 1.45}{created by htmlink 1.62}