# Binomial Distribution

The binomial distribution is a discrete probability distribution of obtaining exactly *n* successes out of *N* trials.

Binomial distribution is a college-level concept that would be first encountered in a probability and statistics course. It is an Advanced Placement Statistics topic and is listed in the California State Standards for Probability and Statistics.

### Prerequisites

Binomial Coefficient: | The binomial coefficient is a notation and function giving the number of ways of picking k unordered outcomes from n possibilities, also known as a combination or combinatorial number. |