**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