The Poisson Distribution is an approximation to the Binomial Distribution.
• P(x)=nCxpx(1−p)n−x n: number of trials x: number of success in n trials p: probability of success in each trial P(x): probability of getting x successes (out of n trials)
In a particular community the average person survives to age 100 with probability 0.005 (which is equivalent to 0.5%). If this community has 2,000 people, then what is the probability that 15 people in this community survive to age 100 using;
Determining the Poisson Distribution using Calculator Commands
A fair coin is flipped 10 times, what is the probability using the Poisson Distribution commands on your calculator find,
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