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    Interval of Pulses in a Communications Channel

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    The number of pulses a communications channel receives per second can be modeled with a Poisson distribution with a rate parameter of 2.0.

    a. What is the probability the channel receives at least 2 pulses in a one second interval?

    b. What is the probability that no pulses are received in a 5 second interval?

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    The number of pulses a communications channel receives per second can be modeled with a Poisson distribution with a rate parameter of 2.0.

    a. What is the probability the channel receives at least 2 ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution uses the Poisson distribution to find the probability that the channel receives at least 2 pulse in a one second interval and that no pulses are received in a 5 second interval. All steps are shown with brief explanations.

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