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Suicides in a large city occur at an average rate of 2 per week. Assuming that suicides occur according to a Poisson process find the probability that in a given year there will be at least 2 weeks with 6 or more suicides. HINT: k=05e-22k/k! = 0.9834. Or click the Tables button. The closest answer is:
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
    This problem was contributed by a student. It is offered as it is with no warranty of any kind
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