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Unformatted text preview: n x p p x n x n p , n | x X Prob---= = 1 ! ! ! Poisson distribution The chance or probability of x occurrences in an interval, in which μ occurrences are expected is: Need as input data x , μ . These are always given in the problem, either the set-up paragraph or the questions. Poisson expected value E ( X ) = μ Poisson standard deviation σ = √μ Discrete Distributions Key Concepts 2 of 2 © 2008 Harvey Singer ( 29 ! x e | x X Prob x μ = μ = μ-...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course OM 210 taught by Professor Singer during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.
- Fall '08