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Poisson Distribution Statistics

  1. Jan 29, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    If the number of complaints a dry cleaning establishment receives per day is random variable having the Poisson distribution with λ = 3.3, what are the probabilities that it will receive:

    (a) Five complaints altogether on any two given days.

    (b) at least 12 complaints altogether on any 3 given days.

    2. Relevant equations
    Poisson Distribution


    3. The attempt at a solution
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    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Jan 29, 2013 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Please show us your best attempt so far so we can understand how you are thinking about the problem and where you get stuck. Thanks.
     
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