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Poisson Process

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If you find a mushroom, what is the chance that at least one more will be within one yard from it ? What is the chance that there is exactly one mushroom within the distance one yard from the point you stay? The mushrooms grow in a forest randomly , with density 0.5 square yard

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A = 0.5 * (1squared * pi) 0.5pi ,
0.5pi* e(-.5 pi)
 
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Homework Statement



If you find a mushroom, what is the chance that at least one more will be within one yard from it ? What is the chance that there is exactly one mushroom within the distance one yard from the point you stay? The mushrooms grow in a forest randomly , with density 0.5 square yard

Homework Equations







The Attempt at a Solution



A = 0.5 * (1squared * pi) 0.5pi ,
0.5pi* e(-.5 pi)
I have no idea what this is supposed to mean. Since you titled this "Poisson Process", what IS the Poisson probability distribution?
 

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