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Goodness of Fit Test - Automobile Accidents Per Day

The number of automobile accidents per day in a particular city is believed to have a Poisson distribution. A sample of 80 days during the past year gives the following data. Do these data support the belief that the number of accidents per day has a Poisson distribution? Use a=.05

Number of Accidents Observed Frequency (days)
0 34
1 25
2 11
3 7
4 3

Solution Summary

The Goodness of Fit Test is used to determine the number of automobile accidents per day in a particular city. The solution determines whether or not the data follows a Poisson Distribution.

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