# Poisson Distribution: Definition, Formula & Examples

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### A Poisson distribution can be used to find the probability of an event related to which of the following?

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### 2. In a Poisson distribution, the likelihood of each successful event must do what over any interval?

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Poisson distribution can be used in making calculations about probabilities. Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of the Poisson distribution formula.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

• What does Poisson distribution calculate
• Conditions necessary for using Poisson distribution
• The value of 'x' in Poisson distribution formula

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

• Making connections - understand how Poisson distribution is calculated and apply it to hypothetical situations
• Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key concepts, such as successful event
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge from the lesson to solve Poisson distribution practice problems