Specify the default parameter for modeling with the geometric and negative binomial distributions

Tools > Options > Individual Commands > Distributions

Select the default version of the geometric distribution and negative binomial distribution to use in Calc > Random Data, Calc > Probability Distributions, and Graph > Probability Distribution Plot. The changes you make to the defaults remain until you change them again, even after you exit Minitab.
Geometric Distribution and Negative Binomial Distribution
  • Model the total number of trials: Model the total number of trials that are needed to produce one event.
  • Model only the number of non-events: Model the number of nonevents that occur before one event occurs.
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