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Chapter 5.6, Problem 44E

Textbook Problem

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).

Essentials Of Statistics For Business & Economics

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