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    A shop sells a particular computer at the average rate of 5 per week, the number sold follows a poisson distribution

    a)find the probability that at least 2 computers are sold during a given week

    b)find the smallest number that can be in stock at the start of the week for there to be at least a 99% chance of being able to meet the demand for that week

    a)0.9595
    b) mean = 5, 11 down in the table (0.9945)
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    Yes and yes,
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    Going to pull this thread out of the history books and ask how you got the two answers you did jermaindefoe?

    I have been given those questions as well and I got a completely different answer to you!

    Could you provide your method to working it out?
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    (Original post by Dj2013)
    Going to pull this thread out of the history books and ask how you got the two answers you did jermaindefoe?

    I have been given those questions as well and I got a completely different answer to you!

    Could you provide your method to working it out?
    Did you somehow search for this particular question

    After 5 years it is unlikely that the OP is still doing much stats work - why did you not start a new thread
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    Yeh, I searched for it!

    Well I bumped it in the hope that he might have done. I will start a new one though!
 
 
 
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