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Football team makes in average 2 touchdowns per game.
Use Poisson distribution to find probability that this team
will make 5 touchdowns in the next 3 games (adjust ë)
Tip: use Poisson Appendix Table or Excel function Poisson(x, ë, false)
for x=5 and ë = 2*3 = 6 per 3 games.

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