Benjamin M.

asked • 07/04/19

Poisson distribution

 A hospital director who has been studying daily emergency admission over 7 years has concluded that they are distributed according to the Poisson law, hospital records reveals that emergency admission has average 3 per day during this period. If the director is correct in assuming a Poisson distribution then find the probability that,a) exactly 1 emergency admission will occur in a given day. b) No emergency admission will occur. c) At least and at most three emergency cases will be admitted on a particular day.

Leave the answer in 5 decimals places .

1 Expert Answer


Benjamin M.

I made a mistake with the part c) it is supposed to be at least and at most, not either


William P.

Ok, I edited my response and added the solution to part c.


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