# Poisson Distribution

The local police department must write, on average, 5 tickets a day to keep department revenues at budgeted levels. Suppose the number of tickets written per day follows a Poisson distribution with a mean of 5.5 tickets per day Interpret the value of the mean.

Which of the following cannot generate a Poisson distribution?

1. the number of people at a movie theatre on Friday evening

2. the number of goals in the World Cup soccer game

3. the number of customers arriving at an ATM in a minute

4. the number of defects in a new automobile

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