# Poisson distribution

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Do you think the Poisson distribution, which assumes independent arrivals, is a good estimation of arrival rates in the following queuing systems? Defend your position in each case.

-cafeteria in your school

-barbershop

-hardware store

-dentists office

-college class

-movie theater

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Poisson distribution

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Poisson process is a good estimation for

-barbershop

-hardware store

-dentists office

but not for

-cafeteria in your ...

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