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kevek a field cantains two types of plants. type A is attractive to insects, whereas B is not. The number of insects to be found on a plant of type A can be modelled as a poisson random variable with mean m. no insects will ever be found on a plant B. the proportion of type B plants in the field is p. let X be the number of insects found on a randomly chosen plant.
1)find the probability mass function of X
2)show that the probability generating function of X is given by
π(s)=p+(1-p)*(e^(m*(s-1)). use this result to find the mean and variance of X.