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Asked Oct 25, 2019
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Let E and F be two mutually exclusive events and suppose P(E) = 0.5 and P(F) = 0.3. Compute the probabilities below.

(a) P(E   F)


(b) P(EF)


(c) P(Ec)


(d) P(Ec   Fc)


(e) P(Ec U Fc)
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a)P(E   F)

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P(E  F)=0

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Е F

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b)P(EF)

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P(EJF) P(E)+P(F) - P(EnF) = 0.5 0.3 =0.8

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