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Intensive Care. The number X of people entering the intensive care unit at a particular hospital on any one day has a Poisson probability distribution with mean equal to five persons per day.
a. What is the probability that the number of people enterin the intensive care unit on a particular day is two? Less than or equal to two?
b. Is it likely that X will exceed 10? Explain.
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