How can the Inverse Cumulative Distribution Function of the Poisson distribution be computed using Excel?

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The Inverse Cumulative Distribution Function of the Poisson distribution can be computed using Excel by using the "=POISSON.INV(probability,mean)" function.

- "probability" is the probability of the event occurring
- "mean" is the average rate of occurrence

For example, if we want to find the value of x such that P(X <= x) = 0.8 for a Poisson distribution with a mean of 5, we can use the following formula in Excel:

=POISSON.INV(0.8, 5)

Excel will return the value of x where P(X <= x) = 0.8, which in this case is 8.

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Asked: ** 2021-08-15 11:00:00 +0000 **

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Last updated: **May 05 '22**

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