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The f(k;λ) = probability(X = k) λ - X - random variable which can have any value 0,1,2...
- k - a specific value that X can take.
- λ - the expected value of X.
- e - Euler's number, 2.718...
- f(k;λ) - function describing the distribution for a given value of λ.
For example, if something occurs on average, 1.1 times per second (i.e., λ=1.1), then the probability of 6 occurrences within some specific second (i.e., k=6) is: 1.1 mathematics,statistics)Referenced by:
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