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Chapter 5.6, Problem 44E

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Consider a Poisson distribution with *μ =* 3.

- a. write the appropriate Poisson probability function.
- b. Compute
*f*(2). - c. Compute
*f*(1). - d. Compute
*P*(*x*≥ 2).

**a.**

To determine

Write the appropriate Poisson probability function.

**Calculation:**

The Poisson distribution with parameter,

The Poisson probability function is,

Where, *x* is the number occurrences of the event in a given interval, *e* is a constant that has value 2

**b.**

To determine

Find the value of

**c.**

To determine

Find the value of

**d.**

To determine

Find the value

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