What is the probability that there are exactly five potholes over 1 mile

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The potholes on a major arterial in Seattle occur at the rate of 3.4 per mile. Compute the following:


a)What is the probability that there are exactly five potholes over 1 mile of randomly selected arterial road? Interpret this result.
b)What is the probability that there are exactly five potholes over 2 miles of randomly selected arterial road? Interpret this result.
c)What is the probability that there are fewer than five potholes over 2 miles of randomly selected arterial road? Interpret this result.

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