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i have been asked to generate time intervals between arrival times from a
Poisson distribution, mean 5 minutes. I cannot work out how to do it

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i have been asked to generate time intervals between arrival times from a
Poisson distribution, mean 5 minutes. I cannot work out how to do it





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