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Last reply by: munir eldeeb
Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:31 PM

Post by Robert Young on August 16, 2010

Is this solution correct? If the center treats 7 cases per day, then it will treat 49 cases per week, so lambda should equal 49, shouldn't it?

Poisson Probability Distribution

  • Use the Poisson distribution when the goal is to find the number of occurrences in a given interval.

  • The occurrences are random in the interval.

  • The occurrences are independent of one another.

Poisson Probability Distribution

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Poisson Probability Distribution 0:06
    • Conditions
  • Example: Complaints 3:18
  • Example: Failed Businesses 5:01
  • Mean/Standard Deviation of Poisson Distribution 7:52
    • Example: Complaints
    • Example: Failed Businesses
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