# The number of particles emitted by a radioactive source in one minute is a random variable following

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The number of particles emitted by a radioactive source in one minute is a random variable following the Poisson distribution with parameter ???? = 2.5. In order to count the number of emissions in one minute, we put a Geiger counter device close to the source. But since this device has only a 1-digit counter, it registers all particles emitted only if their number is a 1-digit number, while if it is 10 or more it gives a result

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## Introduction To Probability Volume 2

**ISBN:** 9781118123331

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**Authors:** Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, Markos V. Koutras, Konstadinos G. Politis