Asked Jan 22, 2020

A and B are events such that P(A) = 0.4,P(B) = 0.5, and P(A&B) = 0.2. Answer each question and explain your reasoning.

a. Are A and B mutually exclusive?
b. Are A and B independent?


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Mutually Exclusive Events:

Two events are said to be mutually exclusive if they cannot occur at the same time. For mutually exclusive events A and B, P (A and B) = 0.

It is given t...

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