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# Poisson Distribution

## Parameters

- continuous event rate ()

(discrete)

## Worksheet and VBA Functions

The following worksheet and VBA functions are available for this distribution:

 Description VBA Functions Worksheet Functions Distribution Fitting - =DistFit("Poisson";Data) Probability Density Function PoissonPdf(x,lambda) =PoissonPdf(lambda) =DistPdf("Poisson(lambda)";x) Cumulative Distribution Function PoissonCdf(x,lambda) =PoissonCdf(lambda) =DistCdf("Poisson(lambda)";x) Survival Function PoissonSurv(x,lambda) =DistSurv("Poisson(lambda)";x) Random Numbers PoissonRand(lambda) =PoissonRand(lambda) =DistRand("Poisson(lambda)") Mode PoissonMode(lambda) =DistMode("Poisson(lambda)") Mean PoissonMean(lambda) =PoissonMean(lambda) =DistMean("Poisson(lambda)") Variance PoissonVar(lambda) =PoissonVar(lambda) =DistVar("Poisson(lambda)") Standard Deviation PoissonStdev(lambda) =PoissonStdev(lambda) =DistStdev("Poisson(lambda)") Skewness PoissonSkew(lambda) =DistSkew("Poisson(lambda)") (Excess) Kurtosis PoissonKurt(lambda) =DistKurt("Poisson(lambda)")