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On a busy day you are heading to the office and want to reach early. You are on

the wrong side of the road and the next intersection is far away, and you have

decided to make a U-turn. But you do not want to get caught by the police cars

which arrive according to a Poisson distribution with rate λλ. You will make a U-

turn only if the road has been clear for ττ time units. Let NN be the number of cars

you see before the U-turn.

Find E[N].

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