Identify the proper distribution to use and then use it to find the indicated probability.   Note if any of the events could be termed “unusual.” A newspaper finds that the mean number of typographical errors per page is four. Find the probability that the number of typographical errors found on any given page is more than three.Distribution type: ________________   Probability: ________________

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Identify the proper distribution to use and then use it to find the indicated probability.   Note if any of the events could be termed “unusual.” 

A newspaper finds that the mean number of typographical errors per page is four. Find the probability that the number of typographical errors found on any given page is more than three.

Distribution type: ________________   Probability: ________________

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Suppose the outcomes of every single trial of an experiment can be of two types- success and failure, with a constant rate of success, λ, within a given interval of time or space. If X is a random variable that denotes the number of successes in such an interval, then X has a Poisson di...

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