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    Poisson Distribution

    Suppose that the number of inquiries arriving at a certain interactive system follows a Poisson distribution with arrival rate of 12 inquiries per minute. Find the probability of 10 inquiries arriving

    (a) in a 1-minute interval
    (b) in a 3-minute interval
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    Quote Originally Posted by aaronrj View Post
    Suppose that the number of inquiries arriving at a certain interactive system follows a Poisson distribution with arrival rate of 12 inquiries per minute. Find the probability of 10 inquiries arriving

    (a) in a 1-minute interval
    (b) in a 3-minute interval
    (a) X ~ Poisson(mean = 12). Calculate Pr(X = 10) using the usual pmf.
    (b) Y ~ Poisson(mean = 36). Calculate Pr(Y = 10) using the usual pmf.

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    Didn't I just do this here?
    Or is this a double post?

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    Quote Originally Posted by matheagle View Post
    Didn't I just do this here?
    Or is this a double post?

    http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...tribution.html
    You did. Thread closed.
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