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Earthquakes and the Poisson Distribution

Student Learning Objectives

For this RWLO, the student will be able to:

  • Collect data from the U.S. Geological Survey website.

  • Organize the data into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.

  • Calculate the mean and standard deviation for a Poisson distribution.

  • Find probabilities using the Poisson distribution.