Problem 18E

The number of cracks on a highway averages 0.5 per mile and follows a Poisson distribution. Assuming independence (which may not be a good assumption; why?), what is the probability that, in a 40-mile stretch of that highway, there are fewer than 15 cracks?

Week 3: 9/59/11 Statistics Chapter 2: Summarizing Data in Tables and Graphs Section 2: Organize Discrete and Continuous Data Shapes of distribution ● When describing a distribution one must pay attention to its shape, center, and spread Uniform Distribution: Be