You can model the probability for radioactive decay as a Poisson distribution. This is the probability for radioactive decay within a specific time interval. (I probably got some of it wrong here).(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

P(k,μ)=λ^k⋅exp(-μ)/k!

Is there a way to use this formula to derive the other formula for radioactive decay?

N(t)=N0⋅exp(-λt)

The only thing I've found, is all connected to differential equation, but nothing about how it is connected to Poisson distribution.

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# Radioactive decay, relation between binomial to expon. dist

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