Does anyone understand Poisson Distribution?

3. The number of traffic accidents that occurs on a particular stretch of road during a month follows a Poisson distribution with a mean of 9:4. Find the probability that less than two accidents will occur on this stretch of road during a randomly selected month.

4. The number of goals scored at State College hockey games follows a Poisson distribution with a mean of 3 goals per game. Find the probability that each of four randomly selected State College hockey games resulted in six goals being scored.

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  • All you need is in your text book, or here : link

    It's not hard. In question 3, lamda = 9.4 and you're looking for P(k<2)

    In question 4, lamda = 3 and you're looking for P(k=6)**4

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    • is lamda p or k?

    • Neither! Lambda is the greek letter L. It looks like an upside down V.

      Have you done *any* statistics at all?

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