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In this resource from CensusAtSchool, students are asked to apply their knowledge of the Poisson distribution to real life data in the context of a school problem. This resource is good at contextualising and reinforcing understanding of the Poisson distribution, it requires students to consider developing a mathematical model with a focus on reducing the number of students needing teeth fillings.

The resource includes a data set and solution.

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