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    Suppose the X is a Poisson random variable with lambda = 6.

    a) Compute the exact probability that X is less than 4
    b) Approximate the probability that X is less than 4 and compare to a)
    c) Approximate the probability that 8<X<12

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    Normal Approximations to the Poisson distribution
    Suppose the X is a Poisson random variable with lambda = 6.

    a) Compute the exact probability that X is less than 4

    b) Approximate the probability that X is less than 4 and compare to a)

    c) Approximate the probability that 8<X<12
    Answer
    The probability density function of Poisson variable with =6 is given ...

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    Step by step method for computing probability for Poison distribution based on normal approximation is give in the answer.

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