# help stats

posted by .

Use the Poisson Distribution to find the indicated probability.

A computer salesman averages 0.9 sales per week. Use the Poisson distribution to find the probability that in a randomly selected week the number of computers sold is 1. (Round answer to 4 decimal places.)

## Similar Questions

1. ### stastics

a car dealer estimates that they sell two cars on average per week. they only have space in their showroom for 4 cars. if stock replacement cannot take place within a week, what is the probability assuming that weekly car sales follow …
2. ### Statistics

Use the Poisson Distribution to find indicated probability. A naturalist leads whale watch trips every morning in March. Teh number of whales seen ha a Poisson distributyion with a mena of 2.2. Find the probability that on a randomly …
3. ### Probability

MY MAIN PROBLEM IS FIGURING OUT WHAT DISCRETE DISTRIBUTION TO USE, BERNOULLI, BINOMIAL, DISCRETE UNIFORM, GEOMETRIC NEGATIVE BINOMIAL, OR POISSON. Every time I choose one, it's the incorrect one. Is there some way I can easily find …
4. ### poisson distribution math

Mr Lee is planning to go fishing this weekend. Assuming that the number of fish caught per hour follows a Poisson distribution with mean 0.6, find the number of complete hours that Mr Lee needs to fish so that the probability of catching …
5. ### math - statistics

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, …
6. ### elementary statistics

The number of calls received by a car towing service averages 21.6 per day (per 24-hour period). Find the probability that in a randomly selected hour the number of calls is fewer than 4. What requirement for the Poisson distribution …
7. ### Statistics

The number of traffic accidents per day on a certain section of highway is thought to be Poisson distributed with a mean equal 2.19. Based on this, how many traffic accidents should be expected during a week long period?
8. ### Binomial and Poisson distribution

A machine produces ribbon in which flaws occur randomly at an average rate of one flaw in 100m. Find the probability that there are 3 or more flaws in a randomly chosen 200m of ribbon. Find the length of ribbon such that the probability …
9. ### statistics

15. A financial consultant conducts seminars with each seminar limited to 20 attendees. Because of the small size of the seminar, and the personal attention each person receives, a large number of attendees are expected to become clients. …
10. ### statistics

TRUE OR FALSE 35. A survey of women owned business found that approximately 30% of all small businesses are owned by non‐Hispanic white women. In a sample of 250 non‐Hispanic businesses owned by whites, the average number …

More Similar Questions