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    idiotinmath
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    What  is  the  relation between  both  dist.?

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    #151061

    The Force
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    Poisson is for defects while Binomial is for defectives. Both are applied for proportions

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    #151064

    mZ
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    Generally speaking, Poisson distribution is based on rate measure (like number of defects per sq cm) whereas binomial distribution is based on proportion measure. But these two distributions are related: Poisson distribution can be simulated by binomial distribtution when the latter has large n and small p (eg. p<0.01). In choosing which distribution you should use, all you need to consider is which of the two distributions best fit your sample data distribution (or transformed sample data distribution).

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    #151080

    idiotinmath
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    thank you

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    #151083

    Mikel
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    It’s p<0.1, not 0.01

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    #151084

    Idiotinmath.
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    Thank You

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