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.

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 ...

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