Poisson Distribution

Video: The Poisson Distribution - Explained

Dr Nic explains the characteristics of the Poisson distribution, and when it is used for modeling.

This video builds on other videos about random variables and distributions:

  1. Understanding random variables
  2. Discrete random variables
  3. Probability distribution models

You may also find the binomial distribution video useful.

This video is available through Statistics Learning Centre. Supporting resources on Statistics Learning Centre include a quiz in NZ Statistics Level 3.