I have a poisson distribution which is Z~Poisson(7). For 1000 trials will this tend to the normal distribution and if so why?
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tend a bit yes, be normal no. when n goes to be infinite, the distribution will tend to normal, the reason can be the central limit theorem.
Originally Posted by pinkpoodle I have a poisson distribution which is Z~Poisson(7). For 1000 trials will this tend to the normal distribution and if so why? I'm not sure if I understand the question. Do you have with each Z as iid Poisson(7)? Please explain what is going to infinity.
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