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    Poisson Distribution

    Hey I got 5 questions on poisson distribution and i just want to have one question that i can look back on so i can try the rest.Can you guys help me?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MK47 View Post
    Hey I got 5 questions on poisson distribution and i just want to have one question that i can look back on so i can try the rest.Can you guys help me?
    The mean number of misses per batch is:

    m=0\times(230/500)+1\times(189/500)+2\times(65/500)+3\times(15/500)

    Now use \lambda=m in the formula for the Poisson probabilities for 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 for part B.
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