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    Probability of Exactly 0 Errors

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    a. A book of 450 pages contains 450 random misprint error(s). What is the probability of exactly 0 errors on a randomly selected page?
    b. What is the probability of at least 3 error(s) on any one page?
    c. What is the probability of between 1 and 4 (inclusive) random misprint error on any one page? Express you answer using 3 significant digits.

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    a) Exactly one error on a randomly selected page
    lambda = 450/ 450
    = 1

    Poisson formula

    e^(-lambda) * lambda^x
    P(X) = ...

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