Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Discrete Probability Distributions - 5-5 Poisson Probability Distributions - Basic Skills and Concepts - Page 232: 3


We won't use the Poisson distribution.

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The first requirement is not satisfied, because n=50, but the requirement is $n\geq100.$ the second requirement is satisfied, because $n\cdotp=50\cdot\frac{1}{100}=0.05\leq10.$ One requirement is not satisfied, therefore we won't use the Poisson distribution.
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