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Asked Nov 3, 2019

Given that P(A) = 0.42, P(B) = 0.04, and P(A and B) = 0.0168, are events A and B independent?

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It is given that P(A)=0.42, P(B)=0.04, and P(A and B)=0.0168.

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The necessary condition for the independence of two ev...

P(An B) P(A)x P(B)
0.0168 0.42x 0.04
0.0168 0.0168
LHS RHS
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P(An B) P(A)x P(B) 0.0168 0.42x 0.04 0.0168 0.0168 LHS RHS

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