Three conditions must be met in order for the Poisson Distribution to be used:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1) The average count rate is constant over time

2) The counts occurring are independent

3) The probability of 2 or more counts occurring in the interval $n$ is zero

Simply, why must these conditions be met for valid use of the Poisson Distribution?

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# I Why do we require conditions for the Poisson Distribution?

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