GATE 2016 Mech SET A QUESTION 4

GATE 2016 Mech SET A QUESTION 4

Consider a Poisson distribution for the tossing of a biased coin. The mean for this distribution is μ. The standard deviation for this distribution is given by

(A) √
(B) 2
(C) μ
(D) 1/

Solution

We know that, For a standard Poission Distribution
Mean = μ
variance = μ
Standard deviation = √μ

Answer to GATE Mechanical Engineering Set A Question no 4 is option (A)