# Probability for Poisson Random Variable

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During summer weekdays, boats arrive at the inlet drawbridge according to the Poisson distribution at a rate of 3 per hour, in a 2-hour period,

What is the probability that 2 boats arrive?

Answer in the form 0.xxxx or.xxxx

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What is the probability that 2 boats arrive?

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