1. Suppose that the number of eggs laid on a tree leaf by a particular type of insect is a Poisson random variable with l = 1.
(a) What is the probability that any particular leaf will have at least two eggs?
(b) Suppose that a person searches through leaves on a tree until he finds one with at least two eggs. Letting X = the number of leaves searched, what is the expected value and variance of X?
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