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    Suppose in a particular county in Maryland the mean number of motor vehicle deaths each year is 35.4.
    A) Find the mean number of deaths per year.
    B) Find the standard deviation of deaths per day.
    C) Find the probability that on a given day, there are more than 2 motor vehicle deaths.
    D) Is it unusual to have more than 2 motor vehicle deaths on the same day? Why or why not?

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    Step by step method for computing probability for Poison distribution is given in the answer.