The Poisson distribution comes under which probability distribution?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 11 months ago

The Poisson distribution comes under which probability distribution?
 
(a) Continuous probability distribution
 
(b) Sine probability distribution
 
(c) Discrete probability distribution
 
(d) Mutual probability distribution
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

Right choice is (c) Discrete probability distribution
 
Best explanation: Poisson distribution shows the number of times an event is likely to occur within a specified time. It is used only for independent events that occur at a constant rate within a given interval of time.