P(x; μ) = (e^-μ) (μ^x) / x! is the formula for _____

Category: QuestionsP(x; μ) = (e^-μ) (μ^x) / x! is the formula for _____
Editor">Editor Staff asked 11 months ago

P(x; μ) = (e^-μ) (μ^x) / x! is the formula for _____
 
(a) parametric distribution
 
(b) continuous distribution
 
(c) poisson distribution
 
(d) extreme distribution
 
This question was posed to me in semester exam.
 
My query is from Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Distribution in chapter Probability of Mathematics – Class 12
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

The correct choice is (c) poisson distribution
 
Easiest explanation: Poisson distribution shows the number of times an event is likely to occur within a specified time. The Poisson distribution probability formula is P(x; μ) = (e^-μ) (μ^x) / x!