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Find $P(3 \le X)$, where $X$ is a Poisson variable with parameter $\lambda = 2.71$.
Hint: For a Poisson distribution, $P(X = r) = \mathrm{e}^{-\lambda} \dfrac{\lambda^r}{r!}$.
$P(X = \class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar0c0}}\hspace{35px}}~}) = \class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar0c1}}\hspace{100px}}~} \times \dfrac{\class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar0c2}}\hspace{100px}}~}}{\class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar0c3}}\hspace{100px}}~}} = \class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar0c4R}}\hspace{100px}}~}$ $P(X = 0) = 0.06653681 \times \dfrac{1}{1} = 0.06653681$
$P(X = \class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar1c0}}\hspace{35px}}~}) = \class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar1c1}}\hspace{100px}}~} \times \dfrac{\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar1c2}}\hspace{100px}}~}}{\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar1c3}}\hspace{100px}}~}} = \class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar1c4R}}\hspace{100px}}~}$ $P(X = 1) = 0.06653681 \times \dfrac{2.71}{1} = 0.18031475$
$P(X = \class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar2c0}}\hspace{35px}}~}) = \class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar2c1}}\hspace{100px}}~} \times \dfrac{\class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar2c2}}\hspace{100px}}~}}{\class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar2c3}}\hspace{100px}}~}} = \class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{Ar2c4R}}\hspace{100px}}~}$ $P(X = 2) = 0.06653681 \times \dfrac{7.3441}{2} = 0.24432648$
$P(X \le 2) = \class{inputBox step4}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{BR}}\hspace{100px}}~}$ $P(X \le 2) = 0.49117803$
$P(3 \le X) = 1 - \class{inputBox step5}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{C1}}\hspace{100px}}~} = \class{inputBox step5}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{CR}}\hspace{100px}}~}$ $P(3 \le X) = 1 - 0.49117803 = 0.50882197$