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Poison distribution problems

At a particular location on a river the number of fish caught per man-hour of fishing effort has a Poisson distribution with ?= 1.3 fish per man hour. Find the following probabilities:

a. That four fish will be caught by one man fishing 2 hours.

b. That six fish will be caught by three men fishing 20 minutes each.

Solution Summary

Step by step method for computing probability based on Poison distribution is given in the solution.

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