Just a quick question:

Am I correct in thinking that X~Poi(36) may be approximated using X~N(36,36)? What would be a sufficiently large number to do this?

Cheers,

Ivar

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- Nov 18th 2008, 10:12 AMIvar_sbPoisson approximated by Normal for large numbers?
Just a quick question:

Am I correct in thinking that X~Poi(36) may be approximated using X~N(36,36)? What would be a sufficiently large number to do this?

Cheers,

Ivar - Nov 18th 2008, 01:38 PMCaptainBlack