Poisson Probability Tables
Just like the binomial distribution, the Poisson probability distribution has a table that allows you to look up the probabilities for certain mean values. You can find the Poisson distribution table in Appendix B of this book. The following is an excerpt from this appendix with the probabilities from our Myrtle Beach example underlined.
Values of µ
The probability table is organized by values of m, the average number of occurrences. Notice that the sum of each block of probabilities for a particular value of m ...