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    Poisson Distribution Help!

    Here is the question:

    Arrivals at starbucks in the concourse can be modelled by a poisson distribution with a mean rate of 5 per minute starting 10 minutes before class starts. What is the probability that 10% students arrive in the last minute?


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    Re: Poisson Distribution Help!

    Hey bobbyb.

    What do you mean by 10% arriving? This is an ambiguous statement since you already have a PDF. You will need to look at P(X = 10).
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