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Asked Oct 19, 2019

Suppose P(E) = 0.3, P(F) = 0.5, and P(E or F) = 0.7. Are the events E and F are mutually exclusive? Explain?

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It is given that P(E) = 0.3 and P(F) = 0.5.

P(E) + P(F) = 0.3+0.5 = 0.8.

Step 2

The necessary condition for two events E and F...

P(E or F) P(E)+P(F)
0.7 0.8
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P(E or F) P(E)+P(F) 0.7 0.8

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