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In Exercises 9–16, use the Poisson distribution to find the indicated probabilities.
 
Births In a recent year, NYU-Langone Medical Center had 4221 births. Find the mean number of births per day, then use that result to find the probability that in a day, there are 15 births. Does it appear likely that on any given day, there will be exactly 15 births?
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Step 1

Poisson distribution:

Denote x as number of births per day. The variable x follows Poisson distribution.

The mean of the distribution µ is calculated as follows:

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Probability that there will be exactly 15 births:

The probability that there will be exactly 15 birt...

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