(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Suppose a typographical errors committed by a typesetter occurs randomly. If that a book of 600 pages contains 600 such errors, calculate the probability by using Poisson's distribution.

i) that a page contains no errors

ii) that a page contains at least three errors

2. Relevant equations

W(n) = [tex]\lambda[/tex]^{n}e^{-[tex]\lambda[/tex]}/ n!

3. The attempt at a solution

I related [tex]\lambda[/tex] = Np, the mean number of errors and proceeded. I am supposed to get 0.37 for part i) of the problem but I didn't get it right. Any suggestion?

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# Homework Help: Probability using Poisson Distribution

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