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    In a certain communications system, there is an average of 1 transmission error per 10 seconds.Assume that the distribution of transmission errors is Poisson. The probability of 2 error in a period ofone-half minute is approximately?
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    (Original post by muchiri pilot)
    In a certain communications system, there is an average of 1 transmission error per 10 seconds.Assume that the distribution of transmission errors is Poisson. The probability of 2 error in a period ofone-half minute is approximately?
    X~Po(1) for 10 seconds
    So X~Po(3) for 30 seconds

    I'm sure you can work out the rest as P(X=2) is P (X<=2)-P(X<=1)
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    (Original post by AnIndianGuy)
    X~Po(1) for 10 seconds
    So X~Po(3) for 30 seconds

    I'm sure you can work out the rest as P(X=2) is P (X<=2)-P(X<=1)
    kindly expound further, how to solve the above problem
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    (Original post by AnIndianGuy)
    So there's 1 error every 10 seconds
    In half a minute there's 30 seconds.
    If there are 2 errors in 30 seconds, you can use my above working in conjunction with a Poisson table of values with lambda of 3 in order to work out the answer
    kindly give me the correct answer
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    the exact answer please i am new on this distributions
    i have tried all means to calculate with no positive outcome
    please enumelate for me the entire calculations
    thank you
    (Original post by muchiri pilot)
    kindly give me the correct answer
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    Your not allowed to give the answer like that lmao.
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    (Original post by muchiri pilot)
    the exact answer please i am new on this distributions
    i have tried all means to calculate with no positive outcome
    please enumelate for me the entire calculations
    thank you
    please enumelate for me the entire calculations
    thank you
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    (Original post by muchiri pilot)
    please enumelate for me the entire calculations
    thank you
    That's not the way this forum works. See this thread: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=4066671


    What do you know about the Poisson distribution?
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    (Original post by BuryMathsTutor)
    That's not the way this forum works. See this thread: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=4066671


    What do you know about the Poisson distribution?
    basically, i know little about it but this particular problem i have been defeated
    i would like to see the actual calculations please so that i can be able to follow the steps and get the concept well
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    (Original post by muchiri pilot)
    basically, i know little about it but this particular problem i have been defeated
    i would like to see the actual calculations please so that i can be able to follow the steps and get the concept well
    please help me
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    (Original post by muchiri pilot)
    please help me
    Have a look at these examples. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poisso..._distributions
 
 
 
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